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APA 7 Resource Center: Book with Personal Author(s)

Books

Special Notes:
  • Use the same format for print and ebooks, and check the ebooks tab for information about DOIs and URLs

Book with One Author

Basics
Author Date Title (SOURCE) Publisher Name (SOURCE) URL (when available)

Author, A. A. 

Organization Name.

(2020).
 

Title of book.

Title of book (3rd ed.).

Title of book [Audiobook].

Publisher name.

https://doi.org/xxx
https://xxx.xxxx

 
Examples:

Stegenga, J. (2018). Care & cure: An introduction to philosophy of medicine. University of Chicago Press. https://doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226595177.001.0001

Center for Feline Studies. (2014). Cats in the sun: A solar review. Funcat Press. http://catsinthesun.com

 

Book with Two Authors

Basics
Author Date Title (SOURCE) Publisher Name (SOURCE) URL

Author, A. A. & Author, B. B.

 

(2020).
 

Title of book.

Title of book (3rd ed.).

Title of book [Audiobook].

Publisher Name.

https://doi.org/xxx
https://xxx.xxxx

 
Examples:

Thanavaro, J., & Moore, K. S. (2017). Clinical decision making for adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioners. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Vincent, M. & Means, M. M. (Eds.). (2016). Gardening delights. Southern Trees Publishing. https://doi.4567.fun.000010

Book with No Author

Special Notes:
  • When books have no author, in your reference list alphabetize starting with the first significant word of the title (omitting a, an, the, etc.)
Basics
Title of Work Date (SOURCE) Publisher Name (SOURCE) URL
Title of Work.

(2020).
 

Publisher name. 

https://xxx.doi.org/xxx
https://xxx.xxxx

Examples:

Torah: The five books of Moses (3rd ed.). 2015. Jewish Publication Society. 

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