Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in ASCE style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in ASCE style

Cite A E-book or PDF in ASCE style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the ASCE citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the ASCE style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publisher, City, Pages Used.

Example:

State of the road. (2012). Brisbane, 1.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

Failure to wear a seat belt is one of the 
leading causes of road crash death. 
You are 10 times more likely to be killed in a 
road crash if you are not wearing a seat 
belt. (State of the road 2012)

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