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It is no longer necessary to note that you have used an e-book when the content is the same as the physical book. 

Basic Citation Format:

Lastname, F.M. (Year). Title of book. Publisher. URL. 

Lastname, F.M. (Year). Title of book. [eBook edition]. Publisher. URL. 

Intext citation: (Author, Date) 

Citation Examples:

Kolb, R. (2008). Encyclopedia of business, ethics and society. Los Angeles: Sage Publications. Retrieved from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Citation Examples:

Weathington, B. L., Cunningham, C. J. L., & Pittenger, D. J. (2012). Understanding business research. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118342978. 

Intext citation:  (Weathington, Cunningham, & Pittenger, 2012)

Citing a Chapter of an e-book:

Citation Format:

Author, A.A., & Author B.B. (Date). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book ( City, State_Abbreviation:Publisher. URL.

Citation Example:

Anicama, C. (2011). Business responsibilities and human rights in Latin America: Lessons and inspiration for the future. In K. Bhuman, L. Roseberry, & M. Morsing (Eds.), Corporate social and human rights responsibilities (pp.185-201). New York, NY:Palgrave Macmillan. EBL database.

Intext citation:  (Anicama, 2011)