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Electronic Books at the Vanderbilt Library: Citing an ebook

How Do I Cite an Ebook?

How do you cite an ebook?

Well, that depends.  It depends on the type of device you have and on the citation style you wish to use. 

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an interesting article on this question and the confusion that arises.

MLA

The Modern Language Association's online FAQ has information on citing electronic books.

Chicago Manual of Style

Questions?

If you need further assistance you can Ask a Librarian, contact the Reference Desk at any library, or call on one of our ebook knowledgeable staff.

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