Whenever you quote or base your ideas on another person's work, you must document the source you used. If reading a source contributed to the ideas presented in your paper, you must give the author(s) credit, even if you do not quote their work directly.
Citations should provide answers to the following questions:
Who produced the work?
Where is it published or made available?
When was it written?
For a book, it is standard to include the following:
Content of the citation will vary between type of material you are referencing. Use the style manual tabs at the top of this guide to find style guides and websites with examples for citing articles, books, and other source material.
The following are excellent sources for citation examples, and resources on citing.
Books, chapters, and journal articles should all be entered uniquely in a bibliography.
When looking at an existing bibliography, look for the following clues to determine the format of the material that is being referenced. This information will help you to search appropriately for the material and use it for your own research.
1)A Citation for a Book:
Smith, Christopher J. 1996. Early Rome and Latium: Economy and Society c. 1000 to 500 BC. Oxford: Oxford University Press
How do we know this is a book?
2)A Portion of a book (Chapter)
Corbeill, A. (2002), ‘Political Movement: Walking and Ideology in Republican Rome’, in D. Fredrick (ed.), The Roman Gaze: Vision, Power, and the Body (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press), 182–215.
How do we know this is a chapter in a book?
3)An Article in a Journal
Jones, C. P. (1971). The Levy at Thespiae under Marcus Aurelius. Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, 12(1), 45-48.
How do we know this is an article in a journal?