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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide

Two-Ten Authors

When there are ten or fewer authors, list them all, including the tenth author.  List the names of the authors in the order in which they appear in the text.
 
General Format
 
In-Text Citation for Two Authors:
(Author and Author date)
 

 

In-Text Citation for Three or More Authors:
(Author et al. date)
 
Reference List:
Author AA, Author BB. Year. Title of book. Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. Number of pages p.
 

 

Example
 
In-Text Citation for Two Authors:
(Lewontin and Levins 2007)
 
In-Text Citation for Three or More Authors:
(Lewontin et al. 2007) 
 
Reference List:
Lewontin RC, Levins R. 2007. Biology under the influence: dialectical essays on ecology, agriculture, and health. New York (NY): Monthly Review Press. 400 p.