This guide is based on The Bluebook. For more details and examples, consult The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed.) 2010. (REF KF 245 U55 2010).
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Place of publication: Publisher.
Note: The title of the book is italicized.
Adams, F. L., Cantor, P., Hoctor, C., Johnson, P. A., Mulroy, S. A., & Peters, M. T. (2001). Raising large families in the 21st century. Burlington, VT: Pages Press.
Glister, P. (1993). The internet navigator. New York: Wiley.
Wallach, M. A., & Wallach, L. (1983). Psychology’s sanction for selfishness: The error of egoism in theory and therapy. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman.
Books that are Edited
Hollin, C. (Ed.). (1995). Contemporary psychology: An introduction. London: Taylor & Francis.
Books by a Group (or Corporate) Author
American Medical Association. (1989). The American Medical Association encyclopedia of medicine. New York: Random House.
Books with No Author or Editor
Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary (10th ed.). (1993). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.
Article or Chapter in an Edited Book
Chowning, J. (1999). Perceptual fusion and auditory perspective. In P. R. Cook (Ed.),. Music, cognition, and computerized sound: An introduction to psychoacoustics (pp. 261-275). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Entry in a Reference Book (signed entry)
Bergman, P. G. (1993). Relativity. In The new encyclopaedia britannica (Vol. 26, pp. 501-508). Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Entry in a Reference Book (unsigned entry)
Relativity. (1995). In The Penguin dictionary of psychology (2nd. Ed., p. 658). New York: Penguin Books.