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APA Style -6th edition

This guide provides resources for learning how to cite your sources using APA Style guidelines.

Article in a Reference Book

 General Format

  • In-text citation, paraphrase: (Author's surname [of article], year)
  • In-text citation, quotation: (Author's surname [of article], year, page number)

Reference list citation:

Author's surname, Initial(s). (Year). Article title. In Editor Initial(s). Surname (Ed.), Reference book title: Subtitle (# ed. edition, Vol.

volume #, pp. page range of article). Place of Publication: Publisher.


  • In-text citation, paraphrase: (Lindgren, 1994)
  • In-text citation, quotation: (Lindgren, 1994, p. 468)

Reference list citation:

Lindgren, H. C. (1994). Stereotyping. In Encyclopedia of psychology (Vol. 3, pp. 468-469). New York, NY: Wiley.