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APA: Book & eBook: Explanation & Example

APA reference and in-text citations for simple book with author and eBook with author.

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Elements that Make Up an APA Citation

 

First image is a book record from the Library Catalog. The second image is an eBook from EBSCO eBooks.

Author(s):

Agronin, M. E.image of book record from library catalog

Davidson, F. G.

Publication date:
(2016).

(2002).

Title of book is italicized:

The dementia caregiver: A guide to caring for someone with
Alzheimer's disease and other neurocognitive disorders.

The caregiver's sourcebook. 

City & State the book is published in:image of eBook record from ebsco

Lanham, MD.

Chicago, IL. 

Publisher:

Rowman & Littledield

McGraw-Hill Professional


For eBook:

Retrieved from http://www.ebscohost.com
 


 

 

APA Example References Book: Author’s Last Name and First Initial. (Publication Date). Title of Entire Book. City, State: Publisher.  Agronin, M. E. (2016). The dementia caregiver: A guide to caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease and other neurocognitive disorders. Lanham, MD: Rower & Littlefield.  eBook: Author’s Last Name and First Initial. (Publication Date). Title of Entire Book. City, State: Publisher. Retrieved from URL  Davidson, F. G. (2002). The caregiver's sourcebook. Chicago, IL: McGraw-Hill Professional. 		Retrieved from http://www.ebscohost.com

 

 

Examples of In-Text Citations

 

QUOTE “The vibrancy of theory is dependent on its use by scholars who critique and apply it, testing its relevancy to real-word practice and research” (Smith & Liehr, 2014, p. xv).    PARAPHRASE What keeps a nursing theory relevant is “its use by scholars who critique and apply it, testing its relevancy to real-word practice and research” (Smith & Liehr, 2014, p. xv).   Subsequent citation same paragraph: Middle range theory is growing in influence (p. xvi).  SUMMARY Smith & Liehr (2014) acknowledge that nursing theories survive and proliferate in relevancy when professionals use and test them (p. xv). Subsequent mention in same document: Smith & Liehr (2014) found middle range theories are gaining influence (p. xvi).
 

American Psychological Association, 6th edition.
7.02 Books, Reference Books & Book Chapers, pp. 202-205.

 

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