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APA Referencing guide: Book

Book one author

Template        Author Surname, Initials. (Year of publication). Title of the book. (ed.). Place of publication: Publisher.

Reference list / Bibliography

McDonald, R.B. (2014). Biology of aging. (2nd ed.). London: Garland Science.

In-text citation

“Safety in numbers is another aspect of the evolution of extended life span in wild species.” (McDonald, 2014, p.21)

or

According to McDonald (2014) safety in numbers has an impact on… (p.21)

 

Book two authors

Template      Author Surname, Initials. & Author Surname, Initials. (Year of publication). Title of the book. (ed.) Place of

                         publication: Publisher.

Reference list / Bibliography

Giddens, A. & Sutton, P. (2017). Sociology. (8th ed.) Cambridge: Polity Press.

In-text citation

“Today people have much more opportunity to shape their own lives than in the past.” (Giddens & Stutton, 2017, p.145)

or

According to Giddens and Stutton (2017) people can nowadays shape… (p.145)

Book three or more authors

Template         Author Surname, Initials., Author Surname, Initials., Author surname, Initials. & Author Surname,  

                            Initials.(Year of publication). Title of the book. (ed.). Place of publication: Publisher.

 

Reference list / Bibliography

Baron, R.A., Branscombe, N.R. & Byrne, D. (2009). Social psychology. (12th ed.). Boston: Pearson.

In-text citation

“Another factor that produces similar effects is the size of the group that is exerting influence.” (Baron, Branscombe & Byrne, 2009, p.278)

or

According to Baron, Branscombe and Byrne (2009) the size of a group… (p.278)

Book editor

Template   Editor Surname, Initials. (Ed). (Year of publication). Title of the book. (ed.). Place of publication:  

                           Publisher.

Chapter of an edited book

Template        Author Surname, Initials. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In Initials. Editor Surname (Ed). Title of

                               the book. (ed). (pp. page numbers of chapter). Place of publication: Publisher.

 

Reference list / Bibliography

Audi, R. (2006) Ethical generality and moral judgment. In J. Dreier (Ed). Contemporary debates in moral theory. (pp.285-304). Oxford:      Blackwell Publishing.

In-text citation

“Genetic particularism does not entail that any specific method of moral thinking is preferable.” (Audi, 2006, p.292)

or

According to Audi (2006) no specific method… (p.292)