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APA Style: Citing Books

Printed Books

Color is used in the examples below to help you identify the elements of a citation. You should not format your citations in color. The use of italics below is as required for APA style.

For more information about any particular element (for example, publisher or medium of publication) of the citation samples, refer to the tab in this LibGuide titled Citation Elements. If your question is not answered by the LibGuide, refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (see Getting Started tab for a link to the catalog record for the APA Handbook).

APA Formats/Samples: Books, Print

Electronic Books

Color is used in the examples below to help you identify the elements of a citation. You should not format your citations in color. The use of italics below is as required for APA style.

For more information about any particular element (for example, publisher or medium of publication) of the citation samples, refer to the tab in this LibGuide titled Citation Elements. If your question is not answered by the LibGuide, refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (see Getting Started tab for a link to the catalog record for the APA Handbook).

APA Formats/Samples: Books, Electronic