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Books - APA7 style: Introduction

Rules

Format
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of book (edition/volume). Publisher. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx
Note

For ebooks, include the digital object identifier (DOI) in URL form (https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx).

If there is no doi, include the hyperlnked URL.

More Information
APA Style - Book References
Section 10.2 of the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition" (American Psychological Association, 2020)

 

Examples

In-text reference

Paraphrase Direct Quote
,,, (Greentham, 2013). "..." (Greentham, 2013, p. 10).
Bandura (1977) found ... Bandura (1977) found "..." (p.10).

Reference List

Bandura, A. (1977). Social learning theory. Prentice Hall.
Greentham, B. (2013). How to write better essays (3rd Ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.

 

In-text reference

Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Page & Stritzke, 2015) "..." (Page & Stritzke, 2015, p. 23)
Page and Stritzke (2015) state that ... Page and Stritzke (2015) suggest that "..." (p. 23)

Reference list

Page, A. C., & Stritzke, W. G. K. (2015). Clinical psycology for trainees: Foundations of science-informed practice (2nd ed.). Cambridge
University Press.

 

In-text reference

  • Use the surname of the first author then 'et al.' (meaning 'and others').
Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Ranzijn ete al., 2009) "..." (Ranzijn et al., 2009, p. 6)
Ranzijn et al. (2009) consider ... Ranzijn et al. (2009) propose that "..." (p. 6)

Reference list

Ranzijn, R., McConnochie, K., & Nolan. (2009). Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Foundations of cultural competence.
Palgrave Macmillan.

 

In-text reference

Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Bertram & Pascal, 2016). "..." (Bertram & Pascal, 20-16, P. 33).
Bertram and Pascal (2016) suggests ... Bertram and Pascal (2016) defines ... as "..." (p. 33).

Reference list

  • Follow the same rules as with a printed book but, include the digital object identifier (doi) in URL form (https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx); if no doi, include the hyperlinked URL.
Bertram, T., & Pascal, C. (2016). Early childhood policies and systems in eight countries. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39847-1

 

Format

Editor, A. A., & Editor, B. B. (Eds.). (Year). Title of book. Publisher. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx

In-text reference

  • (Editor's collection bot attributed to individual chapter authorship)
Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Kasdorf, 2003). "..." (Kasdorf, 2003, p. 12).
Kasdorf (2003) maintains ... Kasdorf (2003) maintains "..." (p. 12).

Reference list

Kasdorf, W. E. (Ed.). (2003). The Columbia guide to digital publishing. Columbia University Press. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx

 

Format

Chapter Author, A. A., & Chapter Author, B. B. (Year). Title of chapter. In E. E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. x-x). Publisher. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx

In-text reference

Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Haybron, 2008). "..." (Haybron, 2008, p. 21).
Haybron (2008) emphasises ... Haybron (2008) emphasises "..." (p. 21).

Reference list

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). Guilford Press. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx

 

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