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APA Style Referencing Examples

(6th edition) This brochure is based on the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), but is not a comprehensive guide. This brochure contains examples of references in APA style. The most common kinds of references are illustrated here.

V. Books With Editors

Duncan, G. J., & Brooks, J. (Eds.). (1997). Consequences of growing up poor. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.

VI. Books With Edition

Helfer, M. E., Keme, R. S., & Drugman, R. D. (1997). The battered child (5th ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

APA Style Reference Examples

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VII. Chapter in an Edited Book

O'Neil, J. M., & Egan, J. (1992). Men's and women's gender role journeys: Metaphor for healing, transition, and transformation. In B. R. Wainrib (Ed.), Gender issues across the life cycle (pp. 107-123). New York, NY: Springer.

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VIII. Dictionaries

Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (11th ed.). (2005). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.

• Names are listed last name, then initials. Separate

names with a comma, and use & before the last author, e.g. Helfer, M. E., & Duncan, G. J. • Use Ed. for ONE editor, Eds. for MULTIPLE editors, e.g. (Ed.). / (Eds.). • Capitalize first word in TITLES and SUBTITLES, and PROPER NAMES. • Italicize the name of the TITLES. I. Books By One Author

Frank, H. A. (2005). An introduction to organizational behaviour. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

IX. Encyclopedias

Bergmann, P. G. (1993). Relativity. In The new encyclopedia of philosophy (Vol. 26, pp. 501-508). Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica.

X. Multivolume Work

Wiener, P. (Ed.). (1973). Dictionary of the history of ideas (Vols. 1-4). New York, NY: Scribner's.

XI. Unpublished...