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CEMS Harvard Referencing Style: Books

Books and Chapters in Books

Some books can be written by one or more authors, while other books may be edited by one or more authors. It is important to make sure that these are referenced differently.

Author’s surname, initials. Year of publication. Title of book (in italics). Edition (if it is the first edition of the book, this is not indicated). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Hughes, O.E. 2021. The art of strategy. New York: Routledge.


 

Editor’s surname, initials. (Ed.). Year of publication. Title of book (in italics). Edition (if it is the first edition of the book, this is not indicated). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Pehrsson, A. (Ed.). 2021. Competitive international strategy: Key implementation issues. New York: Routledge.

First author’s surname, initials & second author’s surname, initials. Year of publication. Title of book (in italics). Edition (if it is the first edition of the book, this is not indicated). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Cant, M.C. & Van Heerden, C.H. 2020. Marketing management: A South African perspective. 4th edition. South Africa: Juta.

 

First editor’s surname, initials & second editor’s surname, initials. (Eds.). Year of publication. Title of book (in italics). Edition (if it is the first edition of the book, this is not indicated). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Dahlgaard-Park, S.M. & Dahlgaard, J.J. (Eds.). 2021. Key challenges and opportunities of quality, sustainability and innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Singapore: World Scientific.

First author’s surname, initials, second author’s surname, initials & third author’s surname, initials. Year of publication. Title of book. Edition (if it is the first edition of the book, this is not indicated). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example:

Cokins, G., Pohlen, T. & Klammer, T. 2021. Supply chain costing and performance management. 2nd edition. Hoboken, N   J: Wiley.

 

First editor’s surname, initials, second editor’s surname, initials & third editor’s surname. initials. (Eds.). Year of publication. Title of book (in italics). Edition (if it is the first edition of the book, this is not indicated). Place of publication: Publisher.

Odiyo, J.O., Bikam, P.B. & Chikwizira, J. (Eds.). 2022. Green economy in the transport sector. Bern: Springer.

Author’s surname, initials. Year of publication. Title of book (in italics). Edition. Publisher. Available at: URL [Accessed: day month year].

Example:

Thompson, S. 2021. Green and sustainable finance. Kogan Page. Available at: https://0-ebookcentral-proquest-com.oasis.unisa.ac.za/lib/unisa1-ebooks/detail.action?docID=6483565 [Accessed: 7 April 2022].

When a book is a compilation of individual chapters by different authors, there will be an editor for the book and individual authors for each chapter.

Author’s surname, initials. Date of publication. Title of chapter or paper. In editor’s initials and surname (Ed./Eds.). Title of book (in italics). Place of publication: Publisher, page numbers of the individual chapter.

Example:

Broermann, S. 2020. Trade-led growth: A path to sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa. In S.F. Churchill (Ed.). Moving from the millennium to the sustainable development goals: Lessons and recommendations. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 119-153.