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AUTHOR(S) (Year) Title. Edition – if not the 1st. Place of publication: Publisher.

e.g. CLARKE, S. (2011) Textile design. London: Laurence King.

e.g. SEIDMAN, S. (2012) Contested knowledge. 5th ed. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell

Books with two or three authors

Books with more than three authors – give the name of the first author, followed by ‘et al.’ (and others).

e.g. LIGHT, G., COX, R. and CALKIN, S. (2009) Learning and teaching in higher education: the reflective professional. 2nd ed. London: Sage.

e.g. SHAW, R. et al. (2011) Management essentials for doctors. Cambridge:Cambridge University Press.

Books with one or more editor(s) – Include the abbreviation (ed./eds.) after their surname.

EDITOR(S) (ed./eds.) (Year) Title. Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Chapters in books

AUTHOR(S) (Year) Title of chapter. In: AUTHOR(S)/EDITOR(S), (ed./eds.) Book title. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher, Pages, use p. or pp.

Note: Electronic books should be cited exactly the same as print, following the rules above.

e.g. FURSE, A. (ed.) (2011) Theatre in pieces: politics, poetics and interdisciplinary collaboration: an anthology of play texts 1966-2010. London: Methuen Drama.

e.g. TUCKMAN, A. (1999) Labour, skills and training. In: LEVITT, R. et al. (eds.) The reorganised National Health Service. 6th ed. Cheltenham: Stanley Thornes, pp. 135-155.

How to acknowledge sources in your work

Harvard Reference Guide