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APA Citation Guide (7th Edition)

Basic Formats

Entire Book

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Publisher. DOI or URL
Editor, E. E. (Ed.) (Year). Title of work. Publisher. DOI or URL

Chapter in Book or Entry in Reference Book

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. pages of chapter). Publisher.

Entry in a Reference Book with No Author (Byline)

Title of entry. (Year). In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of reference work (xx ed., Vol. x, pp. pages of entry). Publisher.

Entire Book Examples

Print Version

Pernick, R., & Wilder, C. (2007). The clean tech revolution: The next big growth and investment opportunity. Collins.

Electronic Book Version

Loue, S. (2018). Legal issues in social work practice and research. Springer.

Chapter in Book Examples

Print Version

Freedman, A. (2017). Death Note, student crimes, and the power of universities in the global spread of manga. In M. McLelland (Ed.), The end of cool Japan: Ethical, legal, and cultural challenges to Japanese popular culture (pp. 31-50). Routledge.

Electronic Version

Colombo, L. & Jones, S. (2020). "Our fate lives within us": character and choice in Brave. In R. Davis (Ed.), Disney and Philosophy: Truth, Trust, and a Little Bit of Pixie Dust (pp. 167-175). Wiley.

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