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IEEE Referencing Guide: Books


Author(s), Title of book: subtitle if there is one, Edition – if not the 1st. Place of publication: Publisher, year
of publication.

e.g. N.B. Sterne, Computing in the information age, 2nd ed. New York: Wiley, 1996.

For books written by more than one author all authors need to be mentioned.
e.g. M. Ashby, H. Shercliff and D. Cebon, Materials: engineering, science, processing and design, 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010.

Books with one or more editor(s) – Include the abbreviation Ed. or Eds. after their surname.

Editor(s), Ed./Eds., Title, Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher, year of publication.
e.g. J. Kim, Ed., Advances in nanotechnology and the environment. Singapore: Pan Stanford, 2012.

Chapters in books

Author(s), “Title of chapter”, in Editor(s), Ed./Eds., Book title, Edition. Place of publication: Publisher, year
of publication, pages. (use p. or pp.)

e.g. D.S. Davenport and K. Skapple, “Conflict and cooperation over natural resources”, in M.T. Snarr and
D.N. Snarr, Eds., Introducing global issues. London: Lynne Rienner, 2005, pp.277-298.

Electronic books

Note: Electronic books should be cited in the same way as print, using the guidelines for Books.