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Ebooks @ UCSD: Citing Ebooks

Locating and using the ebook collections at UCSD.

More Citation Resources

How to Cite Ebooks

Citing ebooks (and ebook chapters) usually incorporates many of the elements for citing their print equivalents (author, chapter title, book title, etc), along with you'd include to cite an online resource, like a URL or date accessed. 

Citation guidelines from the APA, MLA, and Chicago Manual of Style.

Many of our ebook/ejournal platforms will let you to export or download a citation to use in a reference manager like EndNote. Below are some platforms that have citation generators if you want to copy and paste. 

  • Ebrary - APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago/Turabian
  • EBL - APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, Turabian, Vancouver
  • EBSCO - AMA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, MLA, Vancouver/ICMJE.
  • JSTOR - APA, Chicago, MLA
  • Hathitrust - APA, MLA
  • Oxford University Press - AMA, APA, Chicago, MLA