Q. How do I reference a book?
Author(s) last name, Initial. (Year). Title of book. City, country/American state abbreviation: Publication company name.
Obama, B. H. (2006). The audacity of hope. New York, NY: Crown Publishers.
(Author(s) last name, year, page number(s)).
(Obama, 2006, p. 14).
- Note italics and sentence case for title information.
- For more information on creating your reference check out “How to cite a book”
- For more information on creating your in-text citations check out "In-text citation"
- You should cite individual chapters when using large textbooks. Check out our step by step guide.