APA Reference List Citation Examples
BOOK (PRINT) One author
Author, A.A. (2001). Title of work. Location: Publisher.
Last Name of author, Initial first name, Initial middle name (if available). (Year of publication). Book
title. Location: Publisher.
Note: Title of book is in italics with first word capitalized only.
Subtitles: Format the book title like this: Book title: Subtitle of this book.
Hindman, M. (2008). The myth of digital democracy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
BOOK (PRINT) 2 or more authors (up to and including 7 authors)
Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (2000). Book title. Location: Publisher.
Author, A.A., Author, B.B., Author, C.C. & Author, D.D. (2000). Book title. Location: Publisher.
Lester, J., & Koehler, W. C. (2003). Fundamentals of information studies: Understanding information
and its environment. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
BOOK (PRINT) 8 or more authors
Include the first 6 authors’ names, insert three ellipsis points, then last author
Author, A.A., Author, B.B., Author, C.C., Author, D.D., Author, E.E., Author, F.F.,…Author, K.K. (2001)
Book title. Location: Publisher.
Note: before ellipsis points make sure you put a period after the last initial, then a comma, then three ellipsis points.
Author, F.F.,…Author, K.K. (2001).
Beetle, F.H., Choi, M.J., Bard, L.L., Harland, A.A., Stanley, J.A., Tipman, S.T.,…Rubin, L.H. (2017). Technical
documentation for software engineers. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
EDITED BOOKS (PRINT)
Editor, A.A. (Ed.). (2002). Title of book: Subtitle of book. Location: Publisher.
Brown, J.A. (Ed.). (2010). How to buy a house: A real estate guide, Los Angeles, CA: Smith & Brown.
EDITED BOOKS (PRINT) 2 or more editors
Editor, A.A. & Editor, B.B. (Eds.). (2002). Title of book: Subtitle of book. Location: Publisher.
Brooks-Gunn, J. & Duncan, R.F. (Eds.). (2018). Gender Studies for men. Washington, DC: American
CHAPTER IN EDITED BOOK
Author, A.A. (2002). Title of Chapter. In A.A. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx-xx). Location: Publisher.
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor
(Eds.), Title of book (pp. xx-xx). Location: Publisher.
Haybron, D.M. (2008). Philosophy and the science of subjective well-being. In M. Eid & R.J. Larsen
(Eds.), The science of subjective well-being (pp. 17-43). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Editor, A. (Ed.). (2006). Title of volumes (Vols. x-x). Location: Publisher.
Editor, A. & Editor, B. (Eds.), Title of volumes. (Vols. X-x). Location: Publisher.
Thomson, A. W. & Lotze, M.T. (Eds.). (2003). The cytokine handbook (Vols. 1-2). Cambridge, MA:
E-BOOKS (Kindle, Nook, etc.)
Author, A. A. (Date). Work title [e-book name and version]. Retrieved from downloadsite.com
Keynes, R. (2017). Fossils, finches and fuegians: Charles Darwin’s adventures and discoveries on the
Beagle [Kindle DX version]. Retrieved from Amazon.com
Note: Instead of using the publisher information, you’ll use the download site or the DOI.
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