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References: Books

Basic Book

Format

Author’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Year of Publication). Book title. Publisher Name.

Example

Erdrich, L. (2012). The round house (1st ed.). Harper.


Book with a group as author

Format

Name of Group. (Year of Publication). Book title. Publisher Name.

Example

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). American Psychological Association.


Book with editors

Format

Editor’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Ed.). (Year). Book title. Publisher Name.

Example

Eastman, S. T. (Ed.). (2000). Research in media promotion. Routledge.


Chapter in an edited book

Format

Author’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Year of Publication). Chapter title. In Editor’s First Intital(s). Last Name(s) (Ed.), Book title (page numbers). Publisher Name.

Example

Nichols, P. M. (2017). What is organizational corruption? In M.S. Asslander & S. Hudson (Eds.), The handbook of business and corruption: Cross-sectoral experiences (pp. 3-23). Emerald Publishing Limited.


E-book

Format

Author’s Last Name, First Initial(s). (Year). Title. Publisher.

Example

Verhas, P. (2017). Java 9 programming by example. Packt Publishing.


Online Dictionary, Thesaurus, or Encyclopedia

Format

Author. (Date). Title of entry. In Name of reference work. URL

Example

Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Cat. In Merriam-Webster.com dictionary. Retrieved March 31, 2020, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cat


Audiobook

Format

Author’s Last Name, First Initial. (Year). Title (First Initial. Last Name Narr.) [Audiobook]. Publisher

Example

Hannah, K. (2018). The great alone (J. Whelan Narr.) [Audiobook]. Macmillan Audio


Diagnostic manual

Format

Author. (Date). Title. Publisher. DOI or URL

Example

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596


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