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APA REFERENCES LIST CITATION STYLE GUIDELINES
APA STYLE: American Psychological Association
The pages numbers following each form refer to more detailed information located in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed. The JFKU Libraries have several copies of the manual under this call number: BF 76.7 .P82 2001. Additional citation information is available online:
Author/editor. (Date of publication). Book title (edition). Place of publication: Publisher.
Attenborough, D. (1984). The living planet: A portrait of the earth (2nd ed.). Boston: Little, Brown, & Co.
CHAPTER IN EDITED BOOK
Chapter author. (Date of publication). Chapter title. In Book editor (Ed.), Book title (chapter page numbers). Place of publication: Publisher.
Hartley, J.T., Harker, J.O., & Walsh, D.A. (1980). Contemporary issues and new directions in adult development of learning and memory. In L.W. Poon (Ed.), Aging in the 1980s: Psychological issues (pp. 239-252). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
(pp. 271- 272)
Article authors. (Date of publication). Article title. Periodical Title, volume number (issue), page numbers.
Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45 (2), 10-36.
Name. (Function of the originator or primary contributors). (Date). Title. [Medium]. Location and name of the distributor.
Fox, N. (Director & Producer). (1995). Explorations into consciousness: An interview with Deepak Chopra. [Videotape]. New York: Mystic Fire Video.
Basic Form:Class lectures are similar to personal communications in that both are irretrievable. Thus cite the communication in the text of the paper, but do not include it on the reference list. There are, however, variations for unpublished lectures, so, if needed, consult the APA Handbook for additional style guidelines.
(J. P. Smith, personal communication, September 1, 1995)
CITING ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN APA STYLE - p.268-271
WEBSITE OR INDIVIDUAL WORK ON THE INTERNET
Author/editor. (Year or "n. d." when publication date is not available). Title. Retrieved [month day, year,] from [Name of organization and/or university then URL, electronic address for the webpage]
Grassian, E. (2000). Thinking critically about world wide web resources. Retrieved May 12, 2000, from the UCLA College Library http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/instruct/web/critical.htm
STAND-ALONE DOCUMENT, NO AUTHOR IDENTIFIED, NO DATE
Title. (n.d.) Retrieved [month date, year,] from [URL]
GVU's 8th WWW user survey. (n.d.) Retrieved August 8, 2000, from http://www.cc.gatech.edu/gvu/user_surveys/survey-1997-10/
JOURNAL ARTICLE - FULL TEXT IN AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE
Author. (Year). Title. Journal Title , volume (issue), paging or indicator of length. Retrieved [month day, year,] from [Database name].
Schneiderman, R.A. (1997). Librarians can make sense of the Net. San Antonio Business Journal, 11(31), 58-60. Retrieved June 20, 2000, from ProQuest Research Library.
E-JOURNAL ARTICLE THE ELECTRONIC VERSION OF A PRINT JOURNAL
Author. (Year). Title [Electronic version]. Journal Title, volume(issue), page numbers.
Adu-Poku, S. (2001). Envisioning (Black) male feminism: A cross-cultural perspective [Electronic version]. Journal of Gender Studies, 10(2), 157-167.
Basic form:Electronic communications, such as e-mail or discussion lists, are considered personal communication by the APA. Cite the communication in the text of your paper, not on the reference list.
L. A. Chafez (personal communication, March 28, 1997)