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APA 7th Edition Transition

Common References

A book: 

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. DOI if available. 

Example: 

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American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

 

A webpage on an website:

Author, A. (date). Title of document. Retrieved date, from http://URL

 

American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

 

A government report:

Agency responsible for the report. (date). Title of report. (Publication. No.) Parent agencies not present in the group author name. http://URL

Example: 

 

American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

 

Journal article: 

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. DOI if available

 

 

American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

 

Newspaper article: 

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. http://URL

Example:

 

American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

 

An entry from a dictionary/encyclopedia:

Entry name. (n.d.). Word. In Dictionary/Encyclopedia Name. Retrieved date, from http://URL

Example:

 

American Psychological Association (2020). Reference Examples. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

 

 

Guidelines for additional help consult the APA Style and Grammar Guidelines Page on References