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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide: C. More Than Ten Authors

Brief Guides to CSE Style

Printable brief guides to CSE style, Name-Year (N-Y). 

More Than Ten Authors

The general format and example below refers to a book with more than ten authors.

When there are more than ten authors, list the first ten followed by "et al."

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author et al. date)

Reference List:
Author AA, Author BB, Author CC, Author DD, Author EE, Author FF, Author GG, Author HH, Author II, Author JJ, et al. Year. Title of book.  Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. Number of pages p.

Example

In-Text Citation:
(Wenger et al. 1995)
 
Reference List:
Wenger NK, Sivarajan Froelicher E, Smith LK, Ades PA, Berra K, Blumenthal JA, Certo CM, Dattilo AM, Davis D, DeBusk RF, et al. 1995. Cardiac rehabilitation. Rockville (MD): Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (US). 324 p.

Online CSE Guides

The following web pages demonstrate the use of the Name-Year (N-Y) system.