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Selected APA References Examples

APA Manual 7th Edition

APA updated its Publication Manual in October 2019. The following examples are formatted to the new 7th edition. For examples formatted to the older 6th edition, see below. Check with your professor to see which edition you should use for the 2019-2020 academic year!

 

Print Book

Author's Last Name, Initials. (Year). Book title. Publisher.

Roach, M. (2010). Packing for Mars: The curious science of life in the void. W. W. Norton.

 

Journal Article

Author’s Last Name, Initials. (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page-range. URL

Okon, E., & Sudarsky, D. (2018). Losing stuff down a black hole. Foundations of Physics, 48(4), 411-428. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10701-018-0154-3

 

Webpage

Author’s Last Name, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Page title. Name of Website. URL

Howell, E. (2018, March 30). Exoplanets: Worlds beyond our solar system. Space.com. https://www.space.com/17738-exoplanets.html

 


APA Manual 6th Edition

The following examples are formatted to the older 6th edition of the Publication Manual. For examples formatted to the newer 7th edition, see above. Check with your professor to see which edition you should use for the 2019-2020 academic year!

 

Book with one author (print)

Author's last name, Initial(s). (Date of publication). Book title. Place of publication: Publisher.

Sparks, N. (2011). The best of me. New York, NY: Grand Central Publishing.

Article from a database (e.g. Academic Search Complete)

Authors' last name(s), Initial(s). (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range. doi

* If there is no DOI, instead include the URL for the home page of the article.

Segal, S., Gelfand, B. J., Hurwitz, S., Berkowitz, L., Ashley, S. W., Nadel, E. S., & Katz, J. T. (2010). Plagiarism in residency application essays. Annals of Internal Medicine, 153, 112-144. Retrieved from http://annals.org/aim

Webpage/Article on a website with no author

Title. (date). Retrieved from (URL)

Government grants and loans. (2017). Retrieved from https://www.usa.gov/grants

 

Online APA Citation Examples

Print APA Citation Guides

** All the titles below are held on permanent reserve and may be requested at the reference desk.  Limited copies may also be available to check out.**

Online MLA Citation Examples

Selected MLA Works Cited Examples

MLA Handbook (8th Edition)

 

Book with one author

Author's name: Last Name, First Name. Book Title (italicized). Publisher, year.

Sparks, Nicholas. The Best of Me. Grand Central Publishing, 2011.

 

Article from a database (e.g. Academic Search Ultimate) - For three or more authors

Author's Name(s): Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Journal Title (italicized), volume, issue, month year, page numbers. name of database (italicized), stable URL, (if none can be found use doi number)

Segal, Scott, et al. "Plagiarism in Residency Application Essays." Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 153, no. 2, July 2010, pp. 112-120. MEDLINE Complete, doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-00007.

 

Webpage

Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Page Title.” Name of Website, Publisher, Date, URL.

Howell, Elizabeth. “Exoplanets: Worlds Beyond Our Solar System.” Space.com, 30 Mar. 2018, www.space.com/17738-exoplanets.html.

 

Print MLA Citation Guides

** The titles below are held on permanent reserve and may be requested at the reference desk. Limited copies may also be available to check out.**