Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in CSE C-N style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in CSE C-N style

Cite A E-book or PDF in CSE C-N style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the CSE C-N 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 CSE C-N style.

Reference list

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


1. Author Surname Author Initial. Title. City: Publisher; Year Published [accessed 2013 Oct 10] p. Pages Used. http://Website URL


1. Shimi C. 1st ed. Dundee; [accessed 2014 Oct 22].

In-text citation

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




Dundee is about 100,000 tonnes each year. Analysis shows that 70-80% of collected household waste is recyclable or compostable, however 30% of this waste goes to landfill. 1

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