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General Form

Author's last name, first initials. (Date). Title.

     Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

Note: For titles, APA only capitalizes the first word of the title, proper nouns and any other words following a colon, em-dash, period. Sec. 4.15.

 

Examples

Book - One Author Sec. 7.02:

Shotton, M. A. (1989). Computer addiction? A

     study of computer dependency. London,

     England: Taylor & Francis.

 

 


Books - Multiple Authors

 

List all authors in the References Page.  Only with in-text citations can you list the first author and add "et. al."

 

Camus, A., & Ward, M. (1993). The stranger.

     New York: Knopf.

 

 


Editers/ Translators Sec. 7.02:

 

Koch, E. (Ed.). (1959-1963). Psychology:

     A study of science (Vols. 1-6). New

     York: McGraw-Hill.

 

 


 

E-Book Sec. 7.02:

Do not follow a URL, web address, or DOI with a period. 

 

Duncan, L. (2004). The welfare of

     children [NetLibrary version].

     Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.com

 

 


Corporate author

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human

     Services, National Institute of Health,

     National Heart, Lung, and Blood

     Institute. (2003). Managing asthma:

     A guide for schools. Washington, DC:

     Government Printing Office.

 


Chapter in Book/ Anthology Sec. 7.02:

Haybron, D. M. (2008). Philosophy and the

     science of well-being. In M. Eid & R. J.

     Larsen (Eds.), The science of subjective

     well-being (pp. 17-43). New York, NY:

     Guilford Press.

 


Special Editions

Helfer, M. E., Kempe, R. S., & Krugman, R. D.

     (1997). The battered child (5th ed.).

     Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

 


Reference Book Sec. 7.02:

Heuristic. (n. d.). In Merriam-Webster's

     dictionary (11th ed.). Springfield, MA:

     Merriam-Webster Publishers. 

 

Grillo, P. (2010). Charles of Anjou. In C. J.

     Rogers (Ed.), The Oxford encyclopedia of

     of medieval warfare and military technology:

     Vol. 1. Aachen, siege of - Dyrrachium, siege

     and battle of (1081) (pp. 364-365). New York,

     NY: Oxford University Press.


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