Book

 1. Book (one author)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Berkman, R. I. (1994). Find it fast: How to uncover expert information. New York, NY: Harper Perrenial.

 

2. Book (two authors)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised Place of publication: Publisher. 

Example:

 Moir, A. & Jessel, D. (1991). Brain sex: The real difference between men and women. London: Mandarin.

 

3. Book (three to five authors)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book – italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

O'Keefe, J. H., Bell, D. S. H., & Wyne, K.L. (2009). Diabetes essentials. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

 

4. Book (six or seven authors)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book – italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Bexby, C., Nigel, E., Smith, K., Rodgers, G. A., Williams, H., & Robinson, J. (2005). Referencing and plagiarism: A complete guide. London: Sage.

 

5. Book (eitht or more auhtors)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book – italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Cite the last names & initials of the first six authors then follow with a comma and three spaced ellipsis points (. . .), then the  last author’s name.

Johnson, L., Lewis, K., Peters, M., Harris, Y., Moreton, G., Morgan, B., . . . Smith, P. (2005). How far is far? London: McMillan.

 

6. Book (no author)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication).Title of book - italicised Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

The CCH Macquarie dictionary of business. (1993). North Ryde, NSW: CCH Australia.

 

7. Book (author identified as anonymous)

Anonymous - only if author is specifically named as “Anonymous”. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Anonymous. (1996). Primary colors : A novel of politics. New York, NY: Random House.

 

8. Book (authors with same last name)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Lewis, J. P. (2007). Fundamentals of project management. New York, NY: American Management Association.

Lewis, R. (2007). Human genetics : concepts and applications. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

 

9. Book (multiple works by the same author)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher. 

Example:

Order chronologically from earliest in the reference list

Willmott, W.F . (2004). Rocks and landscapes of the national parks of Southern Queensland. Brisbane: Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division.

Willmott, W.F. (2006). Rocks and landscapes of the national parks of Central Queensland. Brisbane: Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division.

 

10. Book (multiple works by the same author, published in the same year)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Order alphabetically by title in the Reference list, giving first title "a" suffix to year and so on.

Dawkins, R. (1996a). Climbing Mount Improbable. London: Viking.

Dawkins, R. (1996b). River out of Eden. London: Phoenix.

 

11. Book (by an organization or institution)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Queensland Health. (2002). Best practice guidelines for the management of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents. Brisbane, Australia: Author.

 

12. Book (different editions)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple  authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised (Edition  number ed.). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example: 

The edition statement is placed after the title of the work. This is not necessary for a first edition.

DeHart, G. B., Sroufe, L.A., & Cooper, R. G. (1995). Child development: Its nature and course (4th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

 

13. Book (edited)

Editor(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple editors. (Ed. or Eds.). (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Friedman, S. L., & Wachs, T. D. (Eds.). (1999). Measuring environment across the life span: emerging methods and concepts.Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Everson, S. (Ed.). (1991). Psychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

14. Book (electronic version of a print book)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. [Provider of electronc version]. Retrieved from http: www.xxxxxx

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised. [Provider of electronic version]. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx 

Example:

Add the name of the provider of the electronic version in square brackets.

De Lara, M., & Doyen, L. (2008). Sustainable management of natural resources: Mathematical models and methods. [SpringerLink version]. Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp? genre=book&isbn=978-3-540-79073-0

Ardia, D. (2008). Financial risk management with Bayesian estimation of GARCH models: Theory and applications [SpringerLink version]. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-78657-3

 

15. Book (electronic only)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication).Title of book - italicised. Retrieved from http: www.xxxxxx

Example:

Stevens, K. (n.d.) The dreamer and the beast. Retrieved from http://www.onlineoriginals.com/showitem.asp?itemID=332

 

16. Book (translation)

Author(s) of book – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication). Title of book - italicised (Translator name - first initial. last name, Trans.). Place of publication: Publisher. 

Example:

Ylinen, J. (2008). Stretching therapy: For sport and manual therapies (J. Nurmenniemi, Trans.). Edinburgh, Scotland: Churchill Livingstone.