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Some tips when referencing Print & Electronic Books
This category includes information about print and electronic books.
- Place information about editions, volume numbers and page numbers in parentheses following the title.
- Including database or device information in article and book references is rarely needed, as most content is available through a variety of platforms, meaning different readers will have different methods of access. However, if a DOI has been assigned, this should be included.
- Any book found online (not from library database and without a DOI) must include a URL, following the place of publication.
Format for a reference list:-
Author(s) surname, Initials. (Year). Title of book. Publisher.
Author(s) surname, Initials. (Year). Title of book. Publisher. http//www.website.com/
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In B. B. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xxx–xxx). Publisher. https://doi.org/xxxxx
Note: Title to be italicised.
Example: Book with One Author
Book with one author (print or found in a library database)
Weaver (2006) identifies …
… (Weaver, 2006).
Weaver, D. (2006). Sustainable tourism: Theory and practice. Butterworth Heinemann.
Example: Book with Editor(s)
Book with editor(s) and volume (print or found in a library database)
Kiple and Ornelas (2000) …
… (Kiple & Ornelas, 2000)
Kiple, K. F., & Ornelas, K. C. (Eds.). (2000). The Cambridge world history of food (Vol. 1). Cambridge University Press.
Example: Book chapter
Book chapter with editor(s) and edition (print or found in a library database)
Avraham (2006) noted …
… (Avraham, 2006)
Avraham, E. (2006). Public relations and advertising strategies for managing tourist destination image crises. In Y.
Mansfeld, & A. Pizam (Eds.), Tourism, security and safety: From theory to practice (1st ed., pp. 233-249).