This guide is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed.
For more details and examples, consult the APA Publication Manual in Ely Library Reference (REF BF76.7 B83 2020 c.2).
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher Name.
Note: The title of the book is italicized.
Adams, F. L., Cantor, P., Hoctor, C., Johnson, P. A., Mulroy, S. A., & Peters, M. T. (2001). Raising large families in the 21st century. Pages Press.
Glister, P. (1993). The internet navigator (2nd ed). New York: Wiley.
Wallach, M. A., & Wallach, L. (1983). Psychology’s sanction for selfishness: The error of egoism in theory and therapy. W. H. Freeman.
Books that are Edited
Hollin, C. (Ed.). (1995). Contemporary psychology: An introduction. Taylor & Francis.
Books by a Group (or Corporate) Author
American Medical Association. (1989). The American Medical Association encyclopedia of medicine. Random House.
Books with No Author or Editor
Merriam-Webster’s collegiate dictionary (10th ed.). (1993). Merriam-Webster.
Electronic Books with an Author and a DOI
Brown, L.S. (2018). Global economics (4th ed.). Random House. https://doi.org/10.1027/0000081-000
Authored Books without a DOI from most academic research databases or print version
Burgess, R. (2019). Rethinking public health: Frameworks and solutions. Routledge.
Article or Chapter in an Edited Book
Chowning, J. (1999). Perceptual fusion and auditory perspective. In P. R. Cook (Ed.), Music, cognition, and computerized sound: An introduction to psychoacoustics (pp. 261-275). MIT Press.
Chapter in an edited electronic book with a DOI
Balsam, K.F., Martell, C.R., Jones, K. P., & Saffren, S. A. (2019). Affirmative cognitive behavior therapy. In G. Y. Iwamasa & P. A. Hays (Eds.), Culturally responsive cognitive behavior therapy: Practice and supervision (2nd ed., pp.299-314). American Psychological Association. https://dpo.org/10.1027/00000129-210
Entry in a Reference Book (signed entry)
Bergman, P. G. (1993). Relativity. In The new encyclopaedia britannica (Vol. 26, pp. 501-508). Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Entry in a Reference Book (unsigned entry)
Relativity. (1995). In The Penguin dictionary of psychology (2nd. Ed., p. 658). Penguin Books.
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