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APA Style for References: Books and Periodicals      [Text-only version for printing]

Source: American Psychological Association (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
(5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Call Number: Ref BF76.7 .P83 2001

Author(s) or Editor(s), if known (Date of publication). Title (additional

information such as edition, translator, report number,

volume number). Place of Publication: Publisher.

No Author:

Merriam-Webster' collegiate dictionary (10th ed.). (1999). Springfield, MA:


Single Author:

Perlmutter, P. (2000). Legacy of hate: A short history of ethnic, religious, and

racial prejudice in America (Rev. ed.). Armonk, NY: M. E.


Schlosser, E. (2001). Fast food nation: The dark side of the all-American

meal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Multiple Authors:

Tasker, F. L. & Golombok, S. (1997). Growing up in a lesbian family: Effects

on child development. New York: Guilford Press.

Edited Collections, Compilations, Translations: Adler, A. (1978).

Co-operation between the sexes: Writings on women, love 

and marriage, sexuality, and its disorders (H. L. Ansbacher &

R. R. Ansbacher, Eds. & Trans.). Garden City, NY: Anchor


Blass, T.  (Ed.). (2000). Obedience to authority: Current perspectives on the

Milgram paradigm. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bradley, J. P., Daniels, L. F., & Jones, T. C. (Comp.). (1969). The

international dictionary of thoughts: An encyclopedia of

quotations from every age for every occasion. Chicago: J. G.


Chaucer, G. (1957). Works (F. N. Robinson, Ed., Rev. 2nd ed.). Boston:

Houghton Mifflin. 

Twain, M. (1967). Mark Twain's satires & burlesques (F. R. Rogers, Ed.).

Berkeley: University of California Press.

Corporate Author:

American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual

of mental disorders: DSM-IV-TR  (4th ed., text rev.). 

Washington, DC: Author.

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Child Psychiatry. 

(1999). In the long run – longitudinal studies of

psychopathology in children. Washington, DC: American

Psychiatric Press.

Multivolume Works:
Author(s), if known; otherwise, Editor(s), if known (Date of publication).

Title (additional information such as edition, volume

 numbers). Place of Publication: Publisher.

If only one volume was used:

Bowlby, J. (1980). Attachment and loss: Vol. 3. Loss --sadness and

depression. New York: Basic Books.

Derbyshire, S .W. G. (1999). Pain. In D. Levinson, J. J. Ponzetti, Jr., & P. F.

Jorgensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of human emotions (Vol. 2,

pp. 449-500). New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

If two or more volumes were used in the research:

Borgatta, E. F. (Ed.). (2000). Encyclopedia of sociology (2nd ed., Vols. 1-5).

New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

Eblen, R. A. & Eblen, W. R. (Eds.). (2001). The environment encyclopedia

(Vols. 1-11). New York: Marshall Cavendish.

Sifakis, C. (2001). The encyclopedia of American crime (2nd ed., Vols. 1-2).

New York: Facts on File.

Walker, B. (1968). The Hindu world: An encyclopedic survey of Hinduism

(Vols. 1-2). New York: Praeger.

Chapters or Articles from a Book:
Article or Chapter Author (Date of publication). Article or Chapter title. In

Editor(s), Title of book (page numbers). Place of

 Publication: Publisher.

Unsigned article:

Swastika. (1997). In R. Cavendish, et al. (Eds.), Man, myth and magic: The

illustrated encyclopedia of mythology, religion, and the

unknown  (Vol. 18, p. 2517). New York: Marshall Cavendish.

One or more authors:

Chesney-Lind, M. (1995). Girls, delinquency, and juvenile justice: toward a

feminist theory of young women’s crime. In B. R. Price & N. J.

Sokoloff (Eds. & Comp.), The criminal justice system and

women: offenders, victims, and workers (2nd ed., pp. 71-88).

New York: McGraw-Hill.

Fulda, J. S. (1999). Social and biological sex differences can cause the

perception of sexual harassment. In L. I. Gerdes (Ed.),

Sexual harassment (pp. 87-89). San Diego, CA: Greenhaven

Press. (Reprinted from Lincoln Review, 11(3), pp. 13-17,


Mahowald, M. B., Silver, J., & Ratcheson, R. A. (1995). The ethical options in

transplanting fetal tissue. In J. H. Howell & W. F. Sale (Eds.),

Life choices: A Hastings Center introduction to bioethics (pp.

480-494). Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Thompson, R. L. & Larson, R. (2000). Social context and the subjective

experience of different types of rock music. In G. Adams

(Ed.), Adolescent development: The essential readings (pp.

243-255). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Periodical Articles:
Author or institution. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of

Periodical, volume(number, if needed), page numbers.

Article from weekly or monthly magazine:

Barbor, C.  (2001, May/June). The science of meditation. Psychology

Today, 54-59.

Harder, B. (2002, February 2). Germs that do a body good. Science News,


Keizer, G. (2001, September). Why we hate our teachers. Harper's

Magazine, 37-44.

School readiness and assessment. (2002, January 10). Education Week,


Journal article, journal paginated by issue:

Badger, J. M. (2001). Burns: The psychological aspect. American Journal

of Nursing, 101(11), 38-42.

Glick, I. D. & Horsfall, J. L. (2001). Psychiatric conditions in sports:

Diagnosis, treatment and quality of life. The Physician and

Sportsmedicine, 29(8), 44-50, 55.

Journal article, continuous pagination:

Kochanska, G., Coy, K. C., & Murray, K. T.  (2001). The development of self-

regulation in the first four years of life. Child Development,

72, 1091-1111.

Vermunt, R., van Knippenberg, D., van Knippenberg, B., & Blaauw, E.

(2001). Self-esteem and outcome fairness: Differential

importance of procedural and outcome considerations.

Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 621-628.

Newspaper article:

Capacity for exercise can help determine life span, study finds. (2002,

March 14). The New York Times  [National edition], p. A25.

Ferrell, D.  (2001, December 13). Where great minds meet in style. Los

Angeles Times, p. B2.

Monaghan, P. (2002, February 22). The unsettled question of brain death.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, pp. A14-A16.

Government report:

National Institutes of Health. (1997). Diabetes in Hispanic Americans (NIH

Publication No. 97-3266). Washington, DC: U.S. Government

Printing Office.

Weedn, V. W. & Hicks, J. W. (1998). The unrealized potential of DNA testing

(NIJ Publication No. 170596).  Washington, DC: U.S.

Government Printing Office.

Book or movie review:

Appelo, T. (2001, November 19). The thin blue line [Review of the motion

picture Training days]. The nation, 36-37.

Baumeister, R. F. (1993). Exposing the self-knowledge myth [Review of the

book The self-knower: A hero under control]. Contemporary

Psychology, 38, 466-467.

Friedman, P. (2002, May 2). A wild setting where grief and anger lead to

love [Review of the book Billie's kiss]. Los Angeles Times,


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