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

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

Cite A E-book or PDF in OSA style

Ads keep us free. Upgrade to remove.

Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the OSA 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 OSA style.

Reference list

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


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


1.  Attorney-General's Department, A Strategic Framework For Access To Justice Demand In The Federal Civil Justice System (Australian Government, 2015), p. 30.

In-text citation

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




Courts have a role in resolving the most complex and entrenched disputes, and those where the amounts or issues at stake are significant and justify the high cost of litigation.  [1]

Popular OSA Citation Guides

Other OSA Citation Guides

Join Us!

Save Time and Improve Your Marks with Cite This For Me

10,587 students joined last month!!

  • ✔ Save your bibliographies for longer
  • ✔ Quick and accurate citation program
  • ✔ Save time when referencing
  • ✔ Make your student life easy and fun
  • ✔ Use plagiarism checker
  • ✔ Create and edit multiple bibliographies