Use the following template to cite a edited book using the ASA 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.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher.


Santrock, John W., Anne Mackenzie-Rivers, Tom Malcomson, and Kwan Ho Leung. 2011. Life-Span Development. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


"This is also the stage when children come face to face with the realities of their family life and a conscious emerges as they learn something is taboo." (Santrock et al. 2011)

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