Reference List entry for a book with two or three authors.

Essential information to include:

  • Authors Family names, 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

Pedler, M, Burgoyne, J & Boydell, T 2004, A manager's guide to leadership, McGraw-Hill Professional, UK.

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Reference list entry using a book with two or three authors

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 policy and strategy : the art of competition
Authors: Cheryl Van Deusen, Steven Williamson, Harold C. Babson
Edition: 7th edition
Publisher: Auerbach Publications, 2007.
Location: Boca Raton, Florida USA

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: