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Book with one author:
Author's last name, A. A. (date of publication). Title italicized. Publishing company.
Krier, L. (2009). Drawing for architecture. MIT.
Book with two authors:
First author's last name, A.A., & Second author's last name, B.B. (date of publication).
Title italicized. Publishing company.
Harmon, S. K., & Kennon, K. E. (2008). The codes guidebook for interiors.
John Wiley & Sons.
Book with an editor:
Editor's last name, A. A. (Ed.). (Publication date). Title italicized.
Newland, J. N. (Ed.). (1992). Johnson, Kaufmann, Coate: Partners in the California
style. Scripps College.
Article or chapter in an edited book: This also includes essays and short stories in anthologies.
Author's last name, A.A. (Publication date). Title of entry. In Editor's First initial Middle initial Last
name (Ed.), Title of the book (page numbers). Publishing company.
Orwell, G. (1994). Such, such were the joys. In P. Lopate (Ed.), The art of the personal essay: An
anthology from the classical era to the present (pp. 268-302). Anchor-Doubleday.
Entry in an online dictionary, encyclopedia or thesaurus
Group Author. (Publication year). The entry term. In Title of reference work. Retrieval date and URL.
American Psychological Association. (n.d.). Just-world hypothesis. In APA dictionary of psychology. Retrieved January 18, 2020,
Entry in a print dictionary, encyclopedia or thesaurus
Author last name, A. A. (year). Entry term. In title of book (edition, page number for entry). Publisher.
Wilson, K. M., & Margolis, N. (2004). Dowry. In Women in the middle ages : An encyclopedia (vol. 1, p. 264). Greenwood Press.
Article from a newspaper:
Author's last name, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article in lower case. Name of Newspaper in Italics.
page number(s). Or URL (not page numbers) if a digital source.
Brownstein, R. (2004, May 2). Presidential campaigns may play cameo role.
Los Angeles Times, pp. A1, A26.
Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/22/health/memory-
Article from a Woodbury database:
Author last name, A. A., Author last name, B. B., & Author last name, C. C. (year). Article title in lower case. Periodical title italicized, volume (issue), page numbers. URL
Cava, M., Tomás, I., Buelga, S., & Carrascosa, L. (2020). Loneliness, depressive mood and cyberbullying victimization in adolescent victims of cyber dating violence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(12), 4269. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17124269
Article from a magazine:
Author's last name, A. A. (Year, Month Day of publication). Title of article.
Title of Magazine in Italics, page numbers.URL (not page numbers) if a digital source.
Mezrich, B. (2003, May). To live and die in L.A. Wired, 11(5), 131-135.
Schulman, M. (2019, September 9). Superfans: A love story. The New Yorker. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/09/16/superfans-a-
Author's last name, A. A. (Date of page). Title of the web page. Title of the website.
Retrieved Month Day, Year, from complete URL with no period at the end
Matthews, K. (2008). W.E. Oliver House. Great buildings online. Retrieved
November 5, 2009, from http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/W._E._Oliver_House.html
Please visit https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples or pages 313 - 352 of the APA Publication
Manual (7th edition) for more detailed information concerning electronic resources.