What you need:

How you format your book citation will vary, depending on the style you use.  But there are some basic elements you will need to know to cite books in almost any style. We will use the article "From Teaching to Learning" by Robert Barr and John Tagg as an example. We are using an online version of an article that also appeared in print:


ARTICLE TITLE:   "From Teaching to Learning -- A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education"

JOURNAL TITLE:  Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning

AUTHOR(S):   Robert B. Barr & John Tagg




PAGES:  12-26

doi (DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIER): doi:10.1080/00091383.1995.10544672



MLABarr, Robert B. and Tagg, John. "From Teaching to Learning -- A New Paradigm for Undergraduate Education. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning 27.6 (1995): 12-26. Web. 27 Aug. 2014.
APABarr, R.B. & Tagg, J. (1995). From teaching to learning -- A new paradigm for undergraduate education. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 27(6). doi:10.1080/00091383.1995.10544672


For more information

For more information about these citation styles, and citing different types of periodicals, use the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):

MLA Style: Periodicals

APA Style: Periodicals

Chicago Manual of Style: Periodicals