Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in Springer Basic (author-date) style

Guide: How to cite a E-book or PDF in Springer Basic (author-date) style

Cite A E-book or PDF in Springer Basic (author-date) style

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Use the following template to cite a e-book or pdf using the Springer Basic (author-date) 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.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Springer Basic (author-date) style.

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname Author Initial (Year Published) Title. Pages Used.

Example:

Seydel R (2014) Dos and Don'ts of Demo Submission: How to get your record signed | LANDR Blog. In: LANDR Blog. http://blog.landr.com/dos-and-donts-of-demo-submission-how-to-get-your/. Accessed 1 May 2015

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

Send CDs, WAVs, or even MP3 downloads without first sending a stream. Soundcloud is a perfect way for A&Rs to preview your work without having to download-and-delete endlessly. (Seydel 2014)

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