General Format

  • Authors or Editors. Book title. Edition. Secondary Author (or translator). Place of Publication: Publisher; Date of Publication. Total number of pages.

Example:
Eyre HJ, Lange DP, Morris LB. Informed decisions: the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. 2nd ed. Atlanta: American Cancer Society; c2002. 768 p.

Book with no authors

  • Start with the Title of the Book
  • Book title. Edition. Secondary Author (or translator). Place of Publication: Publisher; Date of Publication. Total number of pages.

Example:
HIV/AIDs resources: a nationwide directory. 10th ed. Longmont (CO): Guides for Living; c2004. 792 p.

Parts of the Book

  • Volume of a Book
  • Author. Title of Book. Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher; Date. Name of Part Number of Part, Title of Part; Location of Part.

Example:
Speroff L, Fritz MA. Clinical gynecologic endocrinology and infertility. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; c2005. Chapter 29, Endometriosis; p. 1103-33.

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