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College-wide APA Citation Guide: 7th Edition

Citing Books

10.2 Books and Reference Works  

Citation parts: Author or Editor - Date - Title - Publisher information - DOI or URL

 

20. Authored book with a DOI 

Beauvais, A., & Franks, E. (2019). Leadership and management competence in nursing practice:

Competencies, skills, decision-making. Springer Publishing Company.

https://doi.org/doi:16.5395/7395361

Parenthetical citation: (Beauvais & Franks, 2019, Chapter 3).

Narrative Citation: Beauvais and Frank (2019)...(Chapter 3).

 

21. Authored book without a DOI (database or print)

Jones, K. H., Patterson, A. J., Beverly, W. T., Jackson, J. T., & Collins, D. B. (2017). The synthesis of

        amino acids in large rats. C & R Press.

Parenthetical citation: (Jones et. al., 2017, Table 13).

Narrative Citation: Jones et al., 2017)...(Table 13). 

 

‚Äč22. Authored eBook (website)

Watson, J.D. (2011). The double helix: A personal account of the discovery of the structure of DNA. 

Scribner. https://www.ebooks.com/en-us/719187/the-double-helix/james-d-watson/

Parenthetical citation: (Watson, 2011, pp. 198-203).

Narrative Citation: Watson (2011)...(pp. 198-203).

 

25. Edited book without a DOI (database or print) 

Jones, A., Rodman, L.E., & Habstead, R. (Eds.). (2011). Essays on welding in the arts. Rutledge. 

Parenthetical citation: (Jones et al., 2011, p. 18).

Narrative Citation: Jones et al. (2011)...(p. 18).

 

26. Edited ebook or audiobook (website)

Simons, H. K. (Ed.). (2009). Essays on how to start a small business. C&C Printing.

http://cc.ba/84I7Vg

Parenthetical citation: (Simons, 2011).

Narrative Citation: Simons (2011).

 

28/29. Book republished in translation

Mathus, A. (2013). Pythagorean theorem (G. Sharkey Ed. & Trans.). Lucid Press. (Original work

published 1913)

Parenthetical citation: (Mathus, 2011, p. 158).

Narrative Citation: Mathus (2011)...(p. 158).

 

32. Diagnostic manual (DSM) 

American Psychological Association. (2022). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed., Text Revision). https://dsm.psychiatryonline.org/doi/book/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596

Parenthetical citation: (American Psychological Association, 2022, 300.02).

Narrative Citation: American Psychological Association (2022)...(300.02).

 

33. Dictionary, thesaurus, or encyclopedia

Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Merriam-Webster.com dictionary. Retrieved January 21, 2020, from 

https://www.merriam-webster.com/

Parenthetical citation: (Merriam-Webster, n.d.).

Narrative Citation: Merriam-Webster (n.d.).   

 

34. Anthology

Gonzalez, C., Chavoy, C., Noriega, C. & Romo, T. (Eds.). (2019). Chicano and Chicana art: A critical

anthology. Duke University Press. 

Parenthetical citation: (Gonzalez et al., 2019, Chapter 17).

Narrative Citation: Gonzalez et al. (2019)...(Chapter 17). 

Citing Book Chapters & Reference Works

10.3 Edited Book Chapters and Reference Work Entries 

Citation parts: Author, Date, Title of Chapter, Edited Book information, DOI or URL

 

38. Chapter in an edited book with a DOI number

Stevens, A. (2017). The science of percentages. In T. J. Anderson (Ed.), Mathematics for everyday life

           (2nd ed., pp. 35-47). Barnes & Son Press. https://doi.org/17.5497/2796361

Parenthetical citation: (Stevens, 2017, Chapter 2).

Narrative Citation: Stevens (2017)...(Chapter 2).

 

39. Chapter in an edited book without a DOI (database or print)

Stevens, A. (2017). The science of percentages. In T.J. Anderson (Ed.), Mathematics for everyday life

          (2nd ed., pp. 35-47). Barnes & Son Press.

Parenthetical citation: (Stevens, 2017, Chapter 2).   

Narrative Citation: Stevens (2017)...(Chapter 2). 

 

40. Chapter in an edited (website)

Stevens, A. (2017). The science of percentages. In T.J. Anderson (Ed.), Mathematics for everyday life

          (pp. 35-47). Barnes & Sons Press. http://www.barnes&sonpress.com

Parenthetical citation: (Stevens, 2017, Chapter 2).     

Narrative Citation: Stevens (2017)...(Chapter 2). 

Citing Book Reviews

10.7 Reviews

Citation parts: Author, Date, Review Title, Details of reviewed work, Periodical information, DOI or URL

 

68. Book Review

La Forge, J. (2017, April 9). Space Engineers [Review of the book Warp speed 2.0, by J. Abraham & S. Smith].

The New Moon Colony Times. http://www.nmctimes.com/2008/04/09/books/review/laforge.html

Parenthetical citation: (La Forge, 2017).

Narrative citation: La Forge (2017).