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What do I need to reference a book, 1 author?

What information do I need to reference a book?

The following elements may be required to create a reference list entry for a print book:

Element Detail
Author Author(s)
Corporate or Group Author
Date Year
No date (n.d.).

Book title: Subtitle
Chapter title (for edited books)

Volume &/or
edition numbers

Volume number
Edition number (2nd upwards)
Page range (pp.)

Source Name of Publisher(s)

Book with two authors

Referencing a book with two authors

The example below shows how to reference a book with two authors and indicates the different elements needed.

Author, A., & Author, A. (Copyright date). Title in italic sentence case: Subtitle in italic sentence case. Publisher.

Dawson, J., & Lucas, R. (1993). Lifestyles of New Zealand forest plants. Victoria University Press. 

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