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Book Examples

General style for noting a book:

Footnote or Endnote (N):
1. Firstname Lastname, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), page number.

Bibliographical Entry (B):
Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

Book by One Author

N:
1. Jim Davis, Garfield! (Big Sky, Montana: Comic Books Co., 1993), 278.

B:
Davis, Jim. Garfield!. Big Sky, Montana: Comic Books Co., 1993.

Book by Multiple Authors

N:
2. John Scott and Joe Dean, Mysteries in Time (Oxford: Kings Own Press, 1985), 249-255.

B:
Scott, John, and Joe Dean. Mysteries in Time. Oxford: Kings Own Press, 1985.

Translated Work with One Author

N:
3. Jean-Francis Fournier, Mon Vie, trans. Jeff Normand (Quebec City, Quebec: Les Francaise Books, 1969), 163.

B:
Fournier, Jean-Francis. Mon Vie. Translated by Jeff Normand. Quebec City, Quebec: Les Francais Books, 1969.

Book with Author and Editor

N:
4. Jeremy Clarkson, The Development of the Automobile, ed. James May (Salmon Arm, British Columbia : University of Salmon Arm Press, 1949), 186.

B:
Clarkson, Jeremy. The Development of the Automobile. Edited by James May. Salmon Arm, British Columbia: University of Salmon Arm Press, 1949.

Article, Chapter, Essay, Short Story, etc., in an Edited Collection

N:
5. John Hodgson, "How to excel at Karaoke," in Music for Beginners, ed. Ron Daniels (Stockholm, Sweden: Scarecrow Publishing Company, 2004), 56-57.

B:
Hodgson, John. " How to excel at Karaoke." Music for Beginners. edited by Ron Daniels, 56-57. Stockholm, Sweden: Scarecrow Publishing Company, 2008.

Introduction in a Book

N:
6.Andew Kocher, introduction to Complex Topic in Quantum Economics Forth Edition, ed. Harland Sanders, (New York: Academic University Press, 2001), xiv.

B:
Kocher, Andrew. Introduction to Complex Topic in Quantum Economics Forth Edition. Edited by Harland Sanders. New York: Academic University Press, 2001.

Chapter originally published elsewhere, such as a primary source:

The footnote/endnote page numbers refer to where a specific idea, fact or quotation was found, and the bibliographic page numbers refer to the page span of the entire chapter.

Namki Kermal. “Poor Kid,” in Radical Writers in the Revolutionary Tradition, ed. Julius Chicali, and Peter Buckley, vol. 3 of Writers of the Ottoman Empire, ed. John Scott, and Nathan Selfe (New York: Agrarian Economic Press, 1946), 35.

Kermal, Namik. “Poor Kid.” In Radical Writers in the Revolutionary Tradition, edited by Julius Chicali, and Peter Buckley. Vol. 3 of Writers of the Ottoman Empire, edited by John Scott, and Nathan Selfe, 14-42. New York: Agrarian Economic Press, 1946. Originally published in Timothy Earle, trans., Ottman Writers, vol. 1 (London: Looking Abroad Publishing, 1904).

Author Unknown/Anonymous

Since no author is available, works must be sorted and alphabetized by title. Aside from the omission of any authors' name(s), the footnote/endnote and bibliographical entry should be entered normally. Begin the entry with the title of the source.