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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide: I. Multi-Volume Work

Brief Guides to CSE Style

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

Multi-Volume Work

The general format and example below refers to one volume of a book in a multi-volume series.

Follow the publisher name with the name of the series and the volume or issue number in parentheses.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author date)

Reference List:
Author AA. Year. Title of book. Edition. Place of publication (State or Prov): Publisher name. (Series name; volume).


In-Text Citation:
(Parkman 1915)
Reference List:

Parkman F. 1915. The conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the conquest of Canada. New York (NY): Scribners. (To the massacre at Michillimackinac; vol. 1).

Online CSE Guides

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