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Reference list:
      Author Surname, First Name. Book Title: Subtitle . Publisher, Year. E-book Source,
       URL of the source page of the e-book  provider.


Potts, Annie. The Science/Fiction of Sex: Feminist Deconstruction and the Vocabularies of Heterosex. Routledge, 2002. Women and Psychology Series. EBSCOhost,,id&db=e000xna&AN=831965&site=ehost-live.    

In-Text Citation:
      (Author Surname, page number)
       (Potts 55)


Works Cited List

Library database

Barkan, Leonard. Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures. Princeton UP, 2013. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost),

Free Web

Seton, Ernest Thompson. The Arctic Prairies: A Canoe-Journey of 2,000 Miles in Search of the Caribou. C. Scribner's Sons, 1911. Project Gutenberg,

Book chapter from a library database (suggested format)

Thompson, Kate. "Journal Writing as a Therapeutic Tool." Writing Cures: An Introductory Handbook of Writing in Counselling and Psychotherapy, edited by Gillie Bolton, Routledge, 2004, pp. 72-84. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost),

Library databases may include chapters from books. Information about the publisher of a book can often be found in the description of the chapter in the database. Author and publisher information may be omitted from your citation if it is not available.

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