A citation is a source of information used in a report. Bibliographic citations for books vary. These examples can help you write your bibliography for many types of book citations.
1. BOOK WITH ONE AUTHOR: Last Name, First Name. Title. Place: Publisher, Year.
The author is listed, last name first. The title is underlined. The city where the book is published is listed followed by a colon and the name of the publisher followed by a comma. The year the book is published is then listed followed by a period. Use the most recent copyright date. The city is usually found on the title page of the book. The copyright date is usually found on the back side of the title page.
2. A BOOK THAT HAS AN EDITOR:
Last Name, First Name, ed. Title. Place: Publisher, Year.
ENCYCLOPEDIA AND OTHER
REFERENCE BOOKS: The article title is the topic you looked up.. The author's name (if there is one) can be found at the beginning or the end of the article. The article is placed after the author's name and put in quotation marks. The the title of the encyclopedia is underlined.
4. SIGNED ARTICLES: (An article that has an author listed) Last Name, First Name. "Article Title." Name of Encyclopedia. Volume number. Place: Publisher, Year. 5. UNSIGNED ARTICLES: (An article that does not have an author listed) "Article Title." Encyclopedia Title. Volume number. City, State: Publisher, Year.
MAGAZINES AND NEWSPAPERS:
When citing a magazine or newspapers [sometimes called periodicals], use the following formats. Periodical articles may or...