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APA Style Citation: Books

Guide to help students using the APA Style Manual

Books

Book [7.02]

  • Author name(s)
  • Year
  • Title of the book
  • Place of publication
  • Publishing company

 

Examples:

Brager, G., & Specht, H. (1973). Community organizing. New York, NY: Columbia

      University Press.

 

Brearley, C.P. (1975). Social work, ageing and society. London, England:

      Routledge & K. Paul.

Edited Book

Edited Book [7.02]

  • Editor(s) name(s)
  • (Ed.). or (Eds.).
  • Year
  • Title of the book
  • Place of publication
  • Publishing company

 

Examples:

Callicutt, J.W., & Lecca, P.J. (Eds.). (1983). Social work and mental health. New York, NY:

      Free Press.

 

Meyer, C.H. (Ed.). (1983). Clinical social work in the eco-systems perspective. New

      York, NY: Columbia University Press. 

Book Other Than the First Edition

Book Other Than the First Edition [7.02 #1]

  • Author name(s)
  • Year
  • Title of the book
  • Edition number
  • Place of publication
  • Publishing company

 

Examples:

Safford, F., & Krell, G.I. (Eds.). (1997). Gerontology for health professionals: A practice

      guide (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: NASW Press.

 

Skidmore, R.A., Thackeray, M.G., & Farley, W.O. (1997). Introduction to social work (7th ed.).

      Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Article in an Edited Book

Article in an Edited Book [7.02]

  • Author name(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Article title
  • In editor(s) name(s) followed by (Ed.). or (Eds.).
  • Title of the book
  • Page numbers
  • Location of publication
  • Publishing company

 

Examples:

Brainerd, C.J., & Reyna, V.F. (2008). Developmental trends in spontaneous false memory, with

      implications for the law. In M.L. Howe, G.S. Goodman, & D. Cicchetti (Eds.), Stress, trauma,

      and children's memory development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical, and legal

      perspectives (pp. 302-362). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

 

Reich, M. (2009). Minimum wages in the United States: Politics, economics, and econometrics.

      In C. Brown, B.J. Eichengreen, & M. Reich (Eds.), Labor in the era of globalization (pp.353-

      374). Oxford, England: Cambridge University Press.

 

Article in an Encyclopedia

Article in an Encyclopedia [7.02, #27]

  • Author name(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Article title
  • In name of encyclopedia
  • Volume number
  • Page number(s)
  • Location of publication
  • Publishing company

 

Examples:

Johnston, H. (2008). Social movements. In Encyclopedia of social problems (Vol. 2, pp.

      880-884). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Marsee, M.A., & Frick, P.J. (2006). Conduct disorder: In Encyclopedia of human

      development (Vol. 1, p. 292). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference.

E-Book

E-Book [7.02 #19, #20]

  • Author name(s)
  • Book title
  • Retrieved from: url
    • Use when the item can be accessed online
  • Available from: url
    • Use when the item can be purchased

 

Examples:

Bradford, S.H. Harriet, the Moses of her people. Retrieved from:

      http://digital.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=social;idno=soc014

 

Kransdorrf, A. Knowledge management: Begging for a bigger role. Available from:

      http://www.amazon.com/Knowledge-Management-Begging-Bigger-ebook/

      dp/B002TX746E/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2&s=        

      books&qid=1276793309&sr=8-2

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