Example Reference Book Essay

This is how you would list your references at the end of your assignment in alphabetical order by author.

References

Cameron, B (Minister for Corrections, Victoria) 2007, Construction begins on high security unit, media release, Victoria, 28 March,
viewed 16 April 2007, <http://www.dpc.vic.gov.au>.

 

Douglas, N, Douglas, G & Derrett, R (eds) 2001, Special interest groups: context and cases, John Wiley & Sons, Brisbane, Qld.

 

Farley, J 2008, ‘The role of prices in conserving critical natural capital', ConservationBiology, vol. 22, no. 6, pp. 1399-1408,
viewed 23 February 2009, <http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/121544162/PDFSTART>. 

 

Guidebook to Australian social security law 1983, CCH Australia, North Ryde, NSW.

Hatch, JA 2002, Doing qualitative research in education settings, State of , Albany.

Kneller, JP 1963a, Is logical thinking logical?, Ponsonby & Partridge, Dubbo.

 

----- 1963b, 'Thinking and logical interaction', Brain Logic, vol. 257, no. 4, pp. 54-62.

 

MacFarlane, I 2002, 'Aboriginal society in North West Tasmania: dispossession and genocide', PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

 

Man with the movie camera 1998, video recording, Chatsworth, CA. Distributed by Image Entertainment. Directed by Dziga Vertov.

 

O'Connor, DJ 1957, An introduction to the philosophy of education, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London.

 

Peirson, G, Brown, R, Easton, S, Howard, P & Pinder, S 2006, Business finance, 9th edn, McGraw-Hill, North Ryde, NSW.

 

The search for meaning 1998, radio program, ABC Radio, Sydney, 24 March.

 

Treloar, D 1999, 'Grains of sense', Australian Gourmet Traveller, November, pp. 29-30, 64.

 

University of Tasmania Library 2010, Management library guide, University of Tasmania Library,
viewed 19 March 2010, <http://utas.libguides.com/management>.

 

Wallis, C 1992, 'Asymmetric dependence and mental representation', Psychology, vol. 3, no. 70,
viewed 18 November 2003,

<http://psycprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/archive/00000294/>

 

Whiteley, BC 1979, 'Emotional response', Brain Talk, vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 234-5.

APA: Book

Click here to automatically cite a Book.

How to Cite a Book in Print in APA

Structure:

Last, F. M. (Year Published) Book. City, State: Publisher.

Examples:

James, H. (1937). The ambassadors. New York, NY: Scribner.

Rowling, J.K. (2001). Harry Potter and the socerer's stone. London: Bloomsburg Children's.

How to Cite a Book Online in APA

Format:

Last, F. M. (Year Published) Book. Retrieved from URL

Examples:

James, H. (2009). The ambassadors. Retrieved from http://books.google.com

Porter, R. (1994). London, a social history. Retrieved from http://books.google.com

How to Cite a Book From a Database in APA

Format:

Last, F. M. (Year Published). Book. Retrieved from URL

Examples:

Morem, S. (2005). 101 tips for graduates. Retrieved from http://www.infobasepublishing.com

Bloom, H. (1986). American women poets. Retrieved from http://www.infobasepublishing.com

Make sure to:

  • Add doi (Digital Object Identifier) if it is available after at the end of the citation instead of URL.
  • If you used an e-reader, you should still include the URL that you retrieved the book from, for example, www.amazon.com.
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