Chigago referencing: Books

Ebook

Ebooks are generally referenced in the same way as other books. The general format provided below refers to a basic one author ebook. If you are using an ebook that has multiple authors, includes an edition number and so on, please refer to the appropriate section in this guide. Include information on the format of the resource near the end of the footnote or bibliography entry (including a doi OR URL for the online version of an ebook), as in the example below.

General format
  • Full note:
    1. Author First Name/Initial Surname, Book Title: Subtitle (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), Format, page #.
  • Concise note:
    2. Author Surname, Book Title, page #. 
  • Bibliography:
    Author Surname, First Name or Initial. Book Title: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Format.
Example
  • Full note:
    1. Hal Hellman, Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever (New York: John Wiley, 1998), Net Library e-book, 52.
  • Concise note:
    2. Hellman, Great Feuds in Science, 52.
  • Bibliography:
    Hellman, Hal. Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever. New York: John Wiley, 1998. Net Library e-book.
Example 2
  • Full note:
    1. Elliot Antokoletz, Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok (New York: Oxford University Press2008), doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.001.0001.
  • Concise note:
    2.  Antokoletz, Musical Symbolism.
  • Bibliography:
    Elliot Antokoletz. Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok. New York: Oxford University Press2008. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.001.0001.