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Citation Style Guides: Miscellaneous


Interviews Sec. 7.10:

There are two different ways to cite interviews depending upon whether there is an audio recording or not. 


With audio recording:

Smith, M. B. (1989, August 12).  Interview by C. A.

      Kiesler [Tape recording].  President's Oral History

      Project, American Psychological Association.  APA

      Archives, Washington, DC.


Without audio recording:

Sparkman, C. F.  (1973).  An oral history with Dr. Colley

      F. Sparkman/Interviewer: Orley B. Caudill.

      Mississippi Oral History Program (Vol. 289),

      University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg.

Informal student interview:

Fontane, W. M.  (2016).  A conversation with Mr.

     Walter Fontane/Interviewer: John Q. Public.

     McNeese State University, Lake Charles.



Lectures/ Speeches

APA Style does not have a specific form/ example of this resource.

APA Style cites resources that are somehow archived and accessible to others.

Unless it is a crucial piece of your research, cite in-text:

(Fontane, class lecture, 2010, September 17). 


Fontane, W. M.  (2009, September 17).  But he was good

      to his mother: Researching and writing about

      gangsters in America.  Faculty Colloquia Series.

      McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.


Manuscript Collections (letters, etc). Sec 7.10:

For collections with multiple letters, you only need to cite the collection in your References list.  Your in-text citations should be more descriptive:

(Allport, G. W., 1930-1967, Allport to E. G. Boring, March 1, 1939). 


Allport, G. W. (1930-1967). Correspondence. Gordon

      W. Allport Papers (HUG 4118.10). Harvard

      University Archives, Cambridge, MA. 


Plays/ Performances

The APA 6th ed. does not show how to cite plays and performances. 

The following form is based on Sec. 6.18 regarding the citation of classical works:

No formal citation in references list; only cite in-text.


Plays in Print:

(Midsummer Night's Dream, 2:3-5).

Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 2, Scenes 3-5.


Plays adapted:

Beckett, S. (Writer), & McNeely, C. (Director).

      (2010, November 10-14).  Waiting for

      Godot [Live performance].  Shearman

      Fine Arts Theatre, McNeese State University,

      Lake Charles, LA.



The following form is based on Sec. 7.07 regarding the citation of audiovisual materials:

He, L. & Sioles, G. (2011, January 21).  Violin

      and piano [Musical performance].  SFAA -

      Performing Arts Theatre, McNeese State

      University, Lake Charles, LA.


Film/ TV Sec. 7.07:

American Psychological Association. (Producer).

      (2000).  Responding therapeutically to patient

      expressions of sexual attraction [DVD]. Available



Ega, D. (Writer), & Alexander, J. (Director).  (2005).

     Failure to communicate [Television series episode].

     In S. Shore (Executive Producer), House.  New

     York, NY: Fox Broadcasting.


Dissertations/ Theses - Print:

Herndon, M. B. (1936).  A study of transfer in second

     grade arithmetic (Master's thesis).  Colorado

     State College of Education, Greeley, Colorado.


Dissertations/ Theses - Online Sec. 7.05

McNeil, D. S. (2006).  Meaning through narrative: A

      personal narrative discussing growing up with

      an alcoholic mother (Master's thesis).  Available

      from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

      Database.  (UMI No. 1434728).

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