Reference List entry for a book with one author

Essential Information to include:

  • Author - Family name, Initial(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Title of book - written in italics
  • Edition - include if the book is a second or subsequent edition. Do not include if the book is a first edition
  • Publisher
  • Place - if the place is not well known, add the state or country

Example of reference list entry

Hill, CWL 2006, International business: competing in the global marketplace, 4th edn, McGraw Hill/Irwin, New York.

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Reference list entry using a book with one author

Referencing information for a book needs to be written in this order:

Year of publication
Title of book

(a) The following example contains all the information needed for the reference list entry, but it is not written in the correct order or format required by your lecturers.

Title: Business ethics
Author: De George, Richard T.
Edition: 6th ed.
Publisher: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006.
Location: Upper Saddle River, N.J.

From the examples given below, click and drag the correct entry to its corresponding box.

(b) From the examples below, click the correct reference list entry: