How to cite books, articles, and other materials
(based on the APA Guide, 6th edition)
*Basic format for a book:
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.
Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
*Basic format for an article:
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages.
Scruton, R. (1996). The eclipse of listening. The New Criterion, 15(30), 5-13.
*For other type of materials (chapters in books, dissertations, papers, etc) go to: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
Citing Electronic Resources can be tricky. You can find examples for all types of electronic resources at:
*Format for in-text citations:
To see examples go to: