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APA 7th Edition Citation Guide

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

Article Published in a Conference Proceeding

Note: To cite an article from a conference proceeding, use the same format as a chapter in an edited book or a journal, depending on where the article was published.

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of article.  In A. A. Editor, Title of conference proceeding. Publisher.  DOI or URL

Erdelez, S., Howarth, L. C., & Gibson, T. (2015). How can information science contribute to Alzheimer's disease research? In Proceedings of the 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Information science with Iipact: Research in and for the community. Association of Information Science and Technology.

With page number:

(Erdlez et. al., 2015, p. 121)

Without page number:

(Erdlez et. al., 2015)


Conference Presentations

Note: Specify the type of presentation in brackets after the title.  For example: [Conference session], [Paper presentation], or [Poster presentation]

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year, Month day-day conference took place). Title of presentation [Type of presentation]. Name of conference, City, State, Country. DOI or URL

Sanentz, S. N., & Lesk, M. (2015, November 6-10). Toward a semantic stability index (SSI) via a preliminary exploration of translation looping [Poster presentation]. 78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community, St. Louis, MO, United States.


(Sanentz & Lesk, 2015)