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This guide highlights popular eBooks, eBook collections, and includes common access issues.

APA & MLA Style

APA = American Psychological Association

For more thorough information, we recommend you consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.


eBook downloaded to an eReader

Note that APA style requires you to add the type of e-device, where you retrieved the e-book, and the URL or DOI.

  • Gladwell, M. (2008). Outliers: The story of success [Kindle DX version]. Retrieved from Amazon.com
  • Shotton, M. A. (1989) Computer addiction? A study of computer dependency [DX Reader version]. Retrieved from http://www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/htm/index.asp]
  • Brill, P. (2004). The winner's way [Adobe Digital Editions version]. doi:10.1036/007142363X

eBook

O'Keefe, E. (n.d.). Egoism & the crisis in Western values. Retrieved from http://www.onlineoriginals.com/showitem.asp?itemID=135

Note, if no date is available, write n.d. in parentheses after author name. 


Examples above are from the APA Style Blog (September 15, 2009) and the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, 2010.

MLA = Modern Language Association

For more detailed information, see the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th ed.


eBook

  • MLA Handbook. 8th ed., e-book, Modern Language Association of America, 2016.
  • Gikandi, Simon. Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Cambridge UP, 2000. ACLS Humanities e-Book, hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.07588.0001.001


Examples above are from the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th edition, 2016.

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