Multiple authors or edited work

Referencing a book with multiple authors or edited works

AuthorTitlePublication details
Geoffrey A Manne and Joshua D Wright, Competition Policy and Patent Law under Un­certainty Regulating Innovation (Cam­bridge Uni­versity Press, 2011)
  • Where there are two or three authors, the names of all authors should be included and the word ‘and’ separate the names of the last two authors
  • If there are more than three authors, list the first named author followed by ‘et al’.
Edited book

Belinda Bennett (ed), Globalization and Health (Springer, 2008)

Book with three authors

Damien J Cremean, Michael H Whitten and Michael F Sharkey, Brooking on building contracts : the law and practice relating to building and engineering agreements (LexisNexis Butterworths, 5th ed, 2014)

Book with more than four or more authors

Patrick Thomas George et al, Social Media and the Law (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2010)

Further information

A note on citing eBooks

  • Many books appear in both printed and online versions
  • If this is the case, then use the same conventions for citing a printed text
  • Use these conventions even if you sourced the book online.