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APA Style -6th edition

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

Book with Two Authors or Editors

If there is an editor instead of an author, you would simply insert the editor's name in the place where the author's name is now, followed by (Ed.).  The rest of the format would remain the same.

 General Format

  • In-text citation, paraphrase: (Author's surname & Author's surname, year)
  • In-text citation, quotation: (Author's surname & Author's surname, year, page number)
  • Reference list citation: Author Surname, Initial(s). & Author Surname, Initial(s). (Date of publication). Title of work: Subtitle of work. Place of publication: Publisher.


  • In-text citation, paraphrase: (Burley & Harris, 2002)
  • In-text citation, quotation: (Burley & Harris, 2002, p. 153)
  • Reference list citation: Burley, J., & Harris, J. (Eds.). (2002). A companion to genethics. Malden, MA: Blackwell.