Books, reference books, and book chapters (apa 702) book with one author: allison, c b (1995) present and past: essays for teachers in the history of education new york, ny: peter lang book with multiple authors or editors: include up to seven names in the reference: zehm, s j, powell, r r,. Material type, in-text citation, reference chapter from book with a single author, (clason, 2008) clason, g s (2008) the tale of seven remedies for a lean purse the richest man in babylon (pp 23-25) charleston, sc:bn publishing the tale of seven remedies for a lean purse is the chapter title apa style uses p for a. 176) chapter – different authors in edited book (627 p 184) this guide is based on the publication manual of the american psychological association, 6th ed it provides selected citation examples for common types of sources for more detailed information please consult a print copy of the style manual. If each chapter of the book is written by a different author, see chapter in an edited book below for basic formatting rules (punctuation, when to use upper- case letters), see reference lists something missing more than one author see referencing elements for answers to common issues. For sources such as websites and e-books that have no page numbers, use a paragraph number more information on citing sources without pagination is given on the apa style web page example paragraph with in-text citation a few researchers in the linguistics field have developed training programs.
Chapter in an edited book the editor's name is given in normal order and is followed by ed in parentheses if there is more than one editor, then “eds” is used template: author, a a (year) title of chapter: subtitle of chapter in e e editor (ed), title of book: subtitle of book (pp xx-xx) examples: hodgins, b w. What am i citing book a written work or composition found in print, or digitally as an e-book can be non-fiction or fiction magazine a popular work published periodically (weekly, monthly etc) focusing on a specific interest or subject newspaper a periodical publication containing current events, news, interviews. Note: for more information about book citations, see page 203 of the apa manual, 6th ed for title format or author of the book/chapter: mehrotra, c m, & wagner, l s begin with the last name in parentheses, place the edition and/ or volume followed by the page numbers of the chapter preceded by pp close with a.
Article or chapter in an edited book (pp 202, 204) general format in-text citation (paraphrase): (author surname [of chapter or article], year) in-text citation (quotation): (author surname [of chapter or article], year, page number) references (quotation): author surname [of chapter or article], first. Apa (american psychological association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences this resource, revised according to the 6th location: publisher note: when you list the pages of the chapter or essay in parentheses after the book title, use pp before the numbers: (pp.
How to cite books apa book citation examples are not double-spaced, but your references list should be double-spaced examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented author's last name, first apa chapter or authored section of an edited book citation examples are not. For some books each chapter has an author listed and for others the whole work is written by the same author/s if the chapter you want to use has a separate author, then cite the chapter you've read you can cite multiple chapters you use from these books as separate entries in your reference list. If the editors of a work are also the authors of all of the included chapters, then it should be cited as a whole book using the examples given for books • only the first letter of the first word of the title of the chapter or part is capitalised • when providing details of the book editor(s), the editors' initials are given first, followed by.