Guide: How to cite a Book in BibTeX generic citation style style

Guide: How to cite a Book in BibTeX generic citation style style

Cite A Book in BibTeX generic citation style style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the BibTeX generic citation style 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 BibTeX generic citation style style.

Reference list

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

Template:

@book1_Author Surname_Year Published,[break] author=Author Surname, Author Forename,[break] title=Title,[break] place=City,[break] publisher=Publisher,[break] year=Year Published,[break] pages=Pages Used

Example:

@book1_stone_church_1957,[break] author=Stone, L. Joseph and Church, Joseph,[break] title=Childhood and Adolescence,[break] place=New York,[break] publisher=Random House,[break] year=1957,[break] pages=270

In-text citation

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

Template

1_Author Surname_Year Published

Example

A detailed assessment of the imperative period of socialisation that occurs during an individual's childhood and adolescence. Useful in terms of analysing the "nature and nuture" debate, however provides little information on the impact of media and its technologies. 1_stone_church_1957

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