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Writing and Citing: APA 6th Edition: Books

A guide to help users create citations using American Psychological Association Style, 6th edition.

Citing Books

General format 

Book citations need the following elements:

  • Last name of author(s), intiials of first and middle.
  • Publication date
  • Title of book
  • Publication location (found on the title page inside)
  • Publisher (found on the title page inside)

Citing Variations

EBook Citations:

Cite EBooks the same way that you would print books, but replace place of publication and publisher with the URL or DOI (if available) of the E-Book.