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APA Style Citation Examples: Books/eBooks

Books

REFERENCE (TWO AUTHORS):

(For more examples look on page 202 & 203 of the 6th edition)

  [ APA print book citation example ]

Link to book's information

   IN TEXT  

   (Author(s), year, page).

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

Fast, J. (2016). Beyond bullying: Breaking the cycle of shame, bullying, and violence. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Link to book's information

IN TEXT 

(Fast, 2016, p. 16).

 

REFERENCE (TWO AUTHORS):

Goffee, R., & Jones, G. (2015). Why should anyone work here? What it takes to create an authentic organization. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.

Link to book's information

IN TEXT 

(Goffee & Jones, 2015, pp. 27-29).

REFERENCE (THREE TO SEVEN AUTHORS)

(For more examples look on page 202 in the 6th edition)

[ Example ]

Chang, E. C., Downey, C. A., Hirsch, J. K., & Lin, N. J. (Eds.). (2016). Positive psychology in racial and ethnic groups: Theory, research, and practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Link to book's information

IN TEXT 

First in text citation for 3-5 authors: (Chang, Downey, Hirsch, & Lin, 2016, pp. 28-42).

Subsequent in text citations for 3-5 authors: (Chang et al., 2016, p. 43).

REFERENCE (THREE AUTHORS):

(For more examples look on page 202 & 204 of the 6th edition)

     [ chapter in print book ]

     IN TEXT 
     (Author(s), year, page).

REFERENCE (THREE TO SEVEN AUTHORS)

Zhang, L., Wu, C., Li, Z., Guo, C., Chen, M., & Lau, F. C. M. (2016). Moving big data to the cloud: Online cost-minimizing algorithms. In S. X. Lin, J. Mišić, & X. S. Shen (Eds.), Networking for big data (pp.75-101). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 

IN TEXT 

In text citation for six or more authors: (Zhang et al., 2016, p. 78). 

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eBooks

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples look on pages 202 & 203 of the 6th edition)

[ Example ]

Ford, J. L. (2016). Programming for the absolute beginner. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=nlebk&AN=967770&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Link to original eBook

IN TEXT 

(Ford, 2016, p. 246).

 

REFERENCE (TWO AUTHORS):

Curry, J., & Milsom, A. (2014). Career counseling in P-12 schools. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=nlebk&AN=632458&site=ehost-live&scope=site

Link to original eBook

IN TEXT 

(Curry & Milsom, 2014, p. 79).

REFERENCE (TWO AUTHORS)

(For more examples look on pages 202 & 203 of the 6th edition)

[ Example ]

Bellow, A., & Bauerlein, M. (Eds.). (2015). The state of the American mind: 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism.  Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=nlebk&AN=996646&site=ehost-live&scope=site  

Link to original eBook

IN TEXT 

(Bellow & Bauerlein, 2015, pp. 159-160).

REFERENCE (ONE  AUTHOR)

(For more examples look on page 202 of the 6th edition)

[ Example ]

Mindich, D. T. Z. (2015). A wired nation tunes out the news. In A. Bellow & M. Bauerlein (Eds.), The state of the American mind: 16 leading critics on the new anti-intellectualism (pp. 97-109)Retrieved from http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=nlebk&AN=996646&site=ehost-live&scope=site  

IN TEXT 

(Mindich, 2015, p. 99).

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Note

Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed., for more examples of book, reference book, and book chapter reference citations (page 202-205, section 7.02)

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