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APA 7th Edition Citation Guide

Learn how to format essays and cite your sources using APA 7th Edition Guidelines.

Print Book

Note: For all books, print or eBook, include a DOI if the book has one. To locate the DOI, search the book's title at CrossRef.org.  If the book is not in their database, it likely does not have a DOI.

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of book (# edition, vol. #, E. E. Editor, Ed., T. T. Translator, Trans.). Publisher.  DOI or URL

Ricci, S. S., Kyle, T., & Carman, S. (2017). Maternity and Pediatric Nursing (3rd edition). Wolters Kluwer.

With page number:

(Ricci et. al., 2017, p. 121)

Without page number:

(Ricci et. al., 2017)

eBook

Note: Include the DOI if the book has one. To locate the DOI, search the book's title at CrossRef.org.  If the eBook does not have a DOI and was located in an academic database, cite as a print resource.  If the book has no DOI and was published online, inclide the URL in place of the DOI.

 

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of book (# edition, vol. #, E. E. Editor, Ed., T. T. Translator, Trans.). Publisher.  DOI or URL

Porfilio, B., & Ford, D. (2015). Leaders in Critical Pedagogy : Narratives for Understanding and Solidarity. Birkhäuser Boston.

With page number:

(Porfilio & Ford, 2015, p. 12)

Without page number:

(Porfilio & Ford, 2015)

Chapter in an Edited Collection

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of book (# edition, vol. #, E. E. Editor, Ed., T. T. Translator, Trans.). Publisher.  DOI or URL

Hewitt, P. (2016). Integrating mental health nursing in a baccalaureate curriculum. In L. Caputi (Ed.), Innovations in nursing education. Volume 3 : Building the future of nursing (pp. 121-123). National League for Nursing.

With page number:

(Hewitt, 2016, p. 124)

Without page number:

(Hewitt, 2016)

Edited Collection

 

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Editor, A. A. (Ed.). (Year of Publication). Title of book. Publisher.  DOI or URL

Caputi, L. (Ed.). (2016). Innovations in nursing education. Volume 3 : Building the future of nursing. National League for Nursing.

With page number:

(Hewitt, 2016, p. 124)

Without page number:

(Hewitt, 2016)

Edited Book with an Author

Note: If the book has an author, but lists an editor on the book cover, include them in parenthesis after the title.  Editors of authored books who are not included on the cover do not need to be credited on the references page.

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of book (# edition, vol. #, E. E. Editor, Ed., T. T. Translator, Trans.). Publisher.  DOI or URL

Blake, W. (1982). The complete poetry and prose of William Blake (D. V. Erdman, Ed.). Anchor Books.

With page number:

(Blake, 1982, p. 121)

Without page number:

(Blake, 1982)

Translated Book

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Translation's Publication). Title of book (T. Translator, Trans.). Publisher. (Original work published YEAR).  DOI or URL

Felman, S. (2003). Writing and madness : (literature/philosophy/psychoanalysis) (S. Felman and M. N. Evans, Trans.). Stanford University Press. (Original work published 1978).

With page number:

(Felman, 2003, p. 124)

Without page number:

(Felman, 2003)