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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide: H. Encyclopedia Article

Brief Guides to CSE Style

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

Encyclopedia Article

The general format and example below refers to an encyclopedia article.

To cite an encyclopedia article, include the author(s) and title of the article, as well as the editor(s) and title of the encyclopedia.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author(s) date)

Reference List:
Author(s) AA. Title of article. Year. In: Editor(s) BB, editor(s). Title of book. Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. p. page range.


In-Text Citation:
(Raymer and Reese 2008)
Reference List:

Raymer M, Reese DJ. Hospice. 2008. In: Mizrahi T, Davis LE, editors. Encyclopedia of social work. Vol. 2. 20th ed. Washington (DC): National Association of Social Workers. p. 383-388.

Online CSE Guides

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