Guide: How to cite a Book in ABNT style

Guide: How to cite a Book in ABNT style

Cite A Book in ABNT style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the ABNT 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.


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

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Initial. Title. Traducao . City: Publisher, Year Published. p. Pages Used


Fry, H.; Ketteridge, S.; Marshall, S. A handbook for teaching and learning in higher education. Traducao . 3. ed. New York: Routledge, 2009. 

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Very frequently learning is thought of in terms of adding more knowledge, whereas teachers should be considering also how to bring about change or transformation to the pre- existing knowledge of their learners [Mezirow, 1991]. (Fry; KetteridgeMarshall, 2009)

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