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Tips and Tricks for Tutors: APA Citations

Books

 

BOOKS (Print and Electronic)

GENERAL FORMAT (print) AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of book. Place of Publication: Publisher.
1 author Pinney, T. (2005). History of wine in America: From prohibition to the present. Berkeley: University of California Press.
2 or more authors Foster, J., & Nightingale, J. D. (2006). A short course in general relativity (3rd ed.). New York: Springer.
Corporate author Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association. (2004). Model code of judicial conduct. Chicago: Center for Professional Responsibility, ABA.
Editors Donohue, J. J., & Esposito, J. L. (Eds.). (2007). Islam in transition: Muslim perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press.
Translated book Foucault, M. (1988). Madness and civilization: A history of insanity in the age of reason (R. Howard, Trans.). New York: Vintage-Random House. 
Multivolume work Ford, B. (Ed.). (1988-91). The Cambridge guide to the arts in Britain (Vol. 9). Cambridge (England): Cambridge University Press.
Encyclopedia article Escobar, E. (2004). Zoot suit. In C.C. Candelaria (Ed.) the Encyclopedia of Latino popular culture. Wesport: Greenwood Press.
Book chapter Cline, W. R. (2007). Dynamic consideration. In Global warming and agriculture: Impact estimates by country (pp.87-94). Washington D.C.: Center for Global Development: Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Essay or chapter in an anthology or edited book Porter, K. A. (1995). The grave. In S. Mee (Ed.), Downhome: An anthology of Southern women writers (pp. 461-67). San Diego: Harcourt, Brace.
GENERAL FORMAT (electronic) AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of book. Place of Publication: Publisher. Retrieved from URL
ebook in database Storrie, P. D., and Randall, R. (2007). Graphic universe: Beowulf. Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Group. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com
ebook in online platform or app Smith, R. J. (2017). How to write a great paper [CengageBrain]. Retrieved from http://www.textbookwebsite.com
ebook chapter in online platform or app Jones, H. T. (2017). Chapter on things. In R. J. Smith (Ed.), How to write a great paper [Kindle] (pp. 234-256). Retrieved from http://www.textbookwebsite.com

Articles and Periodicals

ARTICLES (Print and Electronic)

GENERAL FORMAT
(electronic)
AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of article. Title of Book/Journal VolumeNumber(IssueNumber), PageNumbers. DOI OR Retrieved from URL OR Retrieved from Date.
Article from Library Database with doi Morio, H., & Buchholz, C. (2008). How anonymous are you online? Examining online social behaviors from a cross-cultural perspective.  AI & Society, 23(2), 297-307. doi:10.1007/s00146-007-0143-0
Article from library database without doi Jacobsen, W.C. & Forste, R. (2011). The wired generation: Academic and social outcomes of electronic media use among university students. CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 14(5), 34-38. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier.
Article in Public Domain or E-Journal Church, D. M., et al. (2009). Lineage-specific biology revealed by a finished genome assembly of the mouse. PloS Biology 7(5). Retrieved from http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000112.
Newspaper article online Kristof, K. M. (2009, July 5). New student repayment plan is based on borrower’s income. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved on December 17, 2018.
Magazine article online Mnookin, S. (2006, July). The Da Vinci clone? Vanity Fair. Retrieved from https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2006/7/the-da-vinci-clone
GENERAL FORMAT
(print)
AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title of article. Title of Book/Journal VolumeNumber(IssueNumber), PageNumbers.
Journal article Wood, S. N., & Quackenbush, K. (2001). The sorcerer's stone: A touchstone for readers of all ages. English Journal, 90(3), 97-103.
Newspaper article Kristof, K. M. (2009, July 5). New student repayment plan is based on borrower’s income. Los Angeles Times, 3A.
Magazine article Mnookin, S. (2006, July). The Da Vinci clone? Vanity Fair, 100.
Book review Miner, V. (2004, December). Iowa meditations [Review of the book Gilead]. The Women's Review of Books, 22, 19-20.
Anonymous article Education in America and Britain: Learning lessons from private schools. (2009, July 2). Economist, 20-24.

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Websites

WEBSITES

 

GENERAL FORMAT

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstNameInitial. (YearPublished). Title. Retrieved RetrievedMonth RetrievedDay, RetrievedYear from URL.
Blog Smale, Maura. (2019, August 19). Supporting each others as librarian researchers [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://acrlog.org/2019/08/19/supporting-each-other-as-librarian-researchers/
Web page American Nurses Association. (n.d.). Know your disaster. Retrieved from http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/WorkplaceSafety/Healthy-Work-Environment/DPR/KnowYourDisaster 
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