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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide

Edited Book

When a book has been compiled by an editor rather than an individual author, list the editor's name in place of an author, followed by ", editor" in the end reference. 
If there is more than one editor, list them all, up to ten.


General Format


In-Text Citation:
(Editor date)


Reference List:
Editor AA, editor. Year. Title of book. Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. Number of pages p.




In-Text Citation:
(Story 2005)
Reference List:
Story J, editor. 2005. Charlemagne: empire and society. New York (NY): Manchester University Press. 330 p.