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Citing a Book

Basic Structure

Author, A. (year published). Title of book in italics. Location of Publisher:  Name of publisher.


Wood, N. (1996). College reading and study skills. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt


Some common variations on this basic format

Wood, N., Smith, L., & Jones, W.

Wood, N. (Ed.).

College Reading and Study Skills (5th ed.).

Hillocks, G. (2002). Some basics for thinking about teaching writing.

In T.R. Johnson & S.Morahan (Eds.),Teaching Composition:

Background Readings (pp. 2 - 7. ). Boston: Bedford/St. Martins.