E-books in general are cited the same way as printed books, with some information added at the end of the citation. Here are examples for books found in our databases.:
MLA Style General Format for E-Books:
Author [Last name], [First name]. Title of the book.
Place of publication: publisher, year. Name of
database. Web. Date.
Hunt, Geoffrey, et al. Drugs and Culture: Knowledge,
Consumption and Policy. Taylor and Francis,
2016. ebrary Academic Complete, site.ebrary
APA Style General Format for E-Books:
Author [Last name], A. [Initial(s)] (Year). Title of the book.
Place of publication: publisher. DOI [if available]
Book with DOI:
Hancock, P., & Skinner, B. (Eds.) (2000). The Oxford Companion
to the Earth. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/
Book without DOI from an academic database
Evans, C., & Tippins, Emma. (2007). The foundations of emergency care.
Maidenhead, Berkshire: McGraw-Hill/Open University Press.
A book without a DOI is cited exactly the same as a printed book.
Chicago Style General Format for E-Books:
Author, First name. Title of Book. [Ed., if any].
Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. URL.
Evans, Cliff, and Emma Tippins. Foundations of Emergency
Care. Maidenhead, Berkshire: McGraw-Hill/Open
University Press, 2007. https://ebookcentral.proquest
[accessed July 6, 2017].