Books, whether they are print or electronic, follow the same format with the exception of ebooks having a link or file type listed in the reference list.
...(Author's Last Name Year, Page).
...(Gerson 1986, 25).
Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. Year of Publication. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher. File type or URL (for ebooks).
Gerson, Kathleen. 1986. Hard Choices: How Women Decide about Work, Career and Motherhood. Berkely, CA: University of California Press. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cusp-ebooks/detail.action?docID=470841.
For the in-text citations, include specific page numbers for where the information came from within the chapter. In the reference list, include the page range of the chapter itself.
...(Chapter Author's Last Name Year, Page).
...(Freidel 1987, 233).
Chapter Author's Last Name, Chapter Author's First Name. Year. "Title of Chapter." In Title of Book, Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name, Pages. Place of publication: Publisher.
Freidel, Frank. 1987. "The Sick Chicken Case." In Quarrels That Have Shaped the Constitution, Rev. ed. Edited by John Garraty, 233-252, New York: Harper & Row, Publishers.
When using Bible verses in your paper, the Bible itself is not included in the reference list. Only the verse and version are included in the in-text citation. The translation can be spelled out or abbreviated.
... (Abbreviated Name of Book Chapter:Verse [Translation]).
...(Hab. 1:1 [NIV]).
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