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Referencing E Books

Note: When an ebook looks like a printed book, with publication details and pagination you should reference as a printed book. 
On some personal electronic devices, specific ebook pagination details may not be available,  so use the information you do have, such as loc, %, Chapter/page/paragraph, for example  (Richards, 2012, 67%).  See Cite Them Right; 12th Edn G1.3, p. 45

E Books

Material type

In-text Citation

Full Reference
See Cite Them Right; 12th Edn G1.4 p. 45 (Author, Date)

Citation Order 

Author/ editor

Year of publication (in round brackets)

Title of book (in italics)

Available at: DOI or URL (Accessed: date).

E Book with full publication information on a college  database Siegel, R states..... (2010 p.28) Siegel, R. (2010) The mindfulness solution: everyday practices for everyday problems. New York: Gilford Press
Kindle Book Example

(Adams, 1979, 22% )


If no page number is available use Loc, % or section as appropriate

Author(s) surname(s), Initial(s). (Year of publication). Title of ebook: subtitle if any Available at: (Downloaded: date).

Adams, D. (1979) The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy. Available at: (Accessed: 20 January 2021).

See Cite Them Right; 12th Edn G1.4 p. 46

Audio Book

(Hawkins, 2002) 

Hawkins, David R. (2020). The map of consciousness explained. Available at: (Accessed: 19 July 2020).