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APA Style (7th ed)

Books

NOTE: This page reflects the latest version of the APA Publication Manual (7th ed), which released in October 2019. If you require the previous version, please see APA Style (6th ed)

Examples

Generic

Author's Last Name, First Name Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year of Publication). Title of book: Subtitle, if given (Edition ed.). Publisher.

Buxton, R. (2004). The complete world of Greek mythology. Thames & Hudson. 

Book chapter, where chapter author is different from book editor

Law, J. M. (1998). The Awaji tradition. In K. Brazell (Ed.), Traditional Japanese theatre (pp. 393-397). Columbia University Press.

Ebook with subtitle,
3 authors

Booth, D., Shames, D., & Desberg, P. (2010). Own the room: Business presentations that persuade, engage and get results. McGraw Hill.
https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/lib/sheridanc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4657643#

Online Encyclopedia or Dictionary, no author

Use book chapter example - the word being defined is treated as a chapter

Sleep. (2011). In Encyclopedia Britannicahttps://academic-eb-com.library.sheridanc.on.ca/levels/collegiate/article/sleep/109539

Find more examples from APA Academic Writer.
See chapter 10 of the Publication Manual.

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