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Chicago - Referencing Guide

E-books

Information

•  Some e-books are assigned a DOI, which should also be included in your reference if given.

Format

Standard format for citation

DOI available:

Author, A., and B. Author. Date of original publication. Title of E-book: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher. https://doi.org/10.XXXX/XXXXXXXX.XX.

 

No DOI available:

From the Library:

Author, A., and B. Author. Date of original publication. Title of E-book: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher. Source.

 

From the Internet:

Author, A., and B. Author. Date of original publication.  Title of e-book: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher. Internet address.

Examples

Electronic books

Bass, Len, Paul Clements, and Rick Kazman. 2003. Software Architecture in Practice. 2nd ed. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley. Safari e-book.

Eckes, Thomas. 2000. The Developmental Social Psychology of Gender. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. netLibrary e-book.

Parpart, Jane L., M. Patricia Connelly, and V. Eudine Barriteau, eds. 2000. Theoretical Perspectives on Gender and Development. Ottawa, Canada: International Development Research Centre. http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-9419-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html.

Chapter from an electronic book

Haight, Robert G., and Paul H. Gobster. 2009. "Social and Economic Considerations for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes." In Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Larger Landscapes, edited by Joseph J. Millspaugh and Frank R. Thompson III, 123-152. Amsterdam: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-373631-4.00005-8.

Article from an electronic encyclopaedia/dictionary
In the same manner as print editions, references to electronic versions of encyclopedias and dictionaries, should be incorporated into the text of the essay or assignment and not included in the bibliography.