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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: In the reference list:
Scheer (2006 p. 2) notes that ‘global consumption of fossil energy resources (petroleum, coal, natural gas) came to 5.63 billion (5,630,000,000) metric tons’.

Scheer, H. (2006) Energy autonomy : the economic, social and technological case for renewable energy, Ebrary [online], available: [accessed 29 January 2011].

Author(s) name, initial(s). (year of publication) Title of eBook, Name of eBook supplier [online], available: web address [accessed date].

The Library, Limerick Institute of Technology