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eBooks: Citing
eBooks

There are many pathways to find ebooks. This guide summarizes search strategies and illustrates the library subscription databases and a catalog search for ebooks.

MLA Style - Works Cited Page

The first step is to determine what kind of eBook you are citing.  It could be: 

  1. An online book-length work (from the open Web or from a database)
  2. Part of an online book
  3. A book from a digital archive
  4. Entry in an online reference work

You can find examples of each of the above at the Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide

 

Database Citation Tools

APA Style - References Page

The first step is to determine what kind of eBook you are citing.  It could be:

  1. An online book
  2. A chapter in an online book
  3. Online reference work
  4. Document from a university Web site or government agency.

 You can find examples of each of the above at the Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide

 

Database Citation Tools