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Citation Guides: APA

APA Manual

How to Cite APA

APA Style - From the American Psychological Association. APA is often preferred in the fields of psychology and many other social sciences.

The links listed below are guides to citing sources in APA format. If you want to auto-generate a citation, click on the Citation Tools tab and select one of the citation generators, such as Citation Machine or KnightCite.

How to Cite an E-Book in APA

APA Citation Format:

1.) Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of book: Subtitle of book. edition. City of Publication, State: Publisher. (Looks like print if retrieved from a database)

2.) Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of book: Subtitle of book. edition. Retrieved from home URL for authoritative website

3.) Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of book: Subtitle of book. edition. doi number

 

E-book Example:


1.) Baracchi, C. (2002). Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republic. Indiana University Press.

2.) Plato, & Jowett, B. (1998). The Republic. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1497

3.) Turner, J. D., & Corrigan, K. (2010). Plato's Parmenides and its heritage. doi: 10.1596/9780-82136148-1

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