It is not necessary to indicate that you have used an eBook when the content is the same as a physical book. However, you should distinguish between the eBook and the print version if the content is different or abridged.
An author won't necessarily be a person's name. it may be an organization or company, for example, Health Canada. These are called group or corporate authors.
If a book has no author or editor, begin the citation with the book title, followed by the year of publication enclosed in parentheses.
Capitalize the first letter of the first word of the title. If there is a colon (:) or question mark in the title, also capitalize the first letter of the first word after the colon or question mark.
Capitalize the first letter of proper names in titles, such as names of places or people. Example: Nevada.
Author, A. A. (Copyright Year). Title of book. Publisher. DOI or URL
Sheingate, A. D. (2016). Building a business of politics: The rise of political consulting and the transformation of American democracy. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1537592718003882
Author, A. A. (Copyright Year). Title of book. Publisher.
Schildt, H. (2011). Java: The complete reference (8th ed.). O'Reilly Safari Books.
Editor, A. A. & Editor, B. B. (Eds.). (Copyright Year). Title of book. Publisher. DOI or URL [if available]
Goodin, R. E. & Hans-Dieter, K. (Eds.). (1996). A new handbook of political science. Oxford University Press.
Author, A. A. (Copyright Year). Title of book chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. #-#). Publisher.
Christians, C. G. (2011). Ethics and politics in qualitative research. In N. K. Denzin & Y. S. Lincoln (Eds.), The Sage handbook of qualitative research (pp. 61-80). Sage Publications.
Corporate Author. (Copyright Year). Title of book. DOI [if available]
American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000
Author, A. A. & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of chapter, article, essay or short story. In Editor's A. A. Editor, B. B. Editor, C. C. Editor, & D. D. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. #-#). Publisher.
Stockert, P. A. & Taylor, C. (2014). Sleep. In P. A. Potter, A. G. Perry, J. C. Ross-Kerr, & M.J. Wood (Eds.), Canadian fundamentals of nursing (pp. 993-1016). Elsevier.
Note: When you have one editor, the short form (Ed.) is used after the editor's name. If you have more than one editor, use (Eds.) instead. If there is no editor given, you may leave out that part of the citation.
Author, A. A. (Copyright Year). Title of book. Publisher. URL
Author, A. A. (Copyright Year). Title of book. [eBook edition]. Publisher. URL
Gordon Betts, J., DeSaix, P., & Johnson, E. (2013). Anatomy and physiology. OpenStax. https://openstax.org/details/books/anatomy-and-physiology
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone. [Kindle]. Pottermore Publishing.