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eBook Collections - how to find and use eBooks

Learn how to find and use eBooks

Referencing eBooks

Referencing an eBook is very similar to referencing a print book. Please see the example from Write it Right, LIT's Guide to the Harvard Referencing System:

In-text citation: Reference List item:
‘The decline of nature and people is no coincidence’ (Fogarty, 2017, p. 292).

Fogarty, P. (2017) Whittled away: Ireland’s vanishing nature. Dublin: Gill Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=sso&db=cat05979a&AN=lit.197994&scope=
site&custid=s3335341&groupid=main&profile=eds
 (Accessed: 11 May 2021). 

Author(s) name, initial(s). (year of publication) Title of eBook: subtitle [if any]. edn [if applicable]. Place of Publication: Publisher. Available at: web address (Accessed: date).

Mason (2020, p. 130) notes that ‘hydropower remains the largest and cheapest source of renewable power globally’. Mason, M. (2020) Carbon blues: cars catastrophes and the battle for the environment. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=sso&db=e000xww&AN=2406446&scope=site (Accessed: 1 June 2021). Author(s) name, initial(s). (year of publication) Title of eBook: subtitle [if any]. edn [if applicable]. Place of Publication: Publisher. Available at: web address (Accessed: date).

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