Harvard Examples - Books - Ebook

See this example properly formatted in the QUT Cite tool.


Standard in-text citation examples are in Getting started - In-text citation.

Reference List

Ebook with DOI or free from Internet


Author. Year. Title. Place of publication: Publisher. http://www.xxxxxxxx.


Abu-Taieh, Evon M. O., and Asim A. El-Sheikh. 2010. Handbook of research on discrete event simulation environments: Technologies and applications. Hershey: Information Science Reference. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-774-4.

Melville, Herman. 1851. Moby-Dick; or, the whale. New York: Harper & Brothers. http://mel.hofstra.edu/moby-dick-the-whale-proofs.html.

Ebook from a platform or in a particular format


Author. Year. Title. Place of publication: Publisher. Platform.


Thorpe, Ann C. 2007. The designer’s atlas of sustainability. Washington: Island Press. EBSCOhost.


If a URL with DOI is available from the source or its location, use that in preference to either the ordinary URL or a format or platform.

Examples of a platform, commercial format or database might include a commercial format such as Kindle, or a Library subscription database platform such as ProQuest.

Second edition or later? Add edition information after title as shown in the Print example.

See also: Chapter in an edited ebook.