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APA Referencing Guide 7th Edition: Entry in an Online Reference Work

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 7th edition

Entry in an Online Reference Work

General Format

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):  (Author Surname, Year)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):    (Author Surname, Year, page number [if available])


Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year; if not known, put n.d.). Title of entry. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Title of reference work (edition, Vol. #). URL


In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):  (Graham, 2005)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):    (Graham, 2005)


Graham, G. (2005). Behaviorism. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy (Fall 2007 ed.).