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APA Style (7th ed.): Books & eBooks

Books & eBooks

Book and eBook

The 7th edition of APA does not differentiate between the format of the books, print or electronic. Cite both the same way. If you have an open-access eBook, you may provide the URL at the end, provided it directly takes you to the full text without logging in. Do not include the place of publication.

Book with a Single Author

Engle, S. (2015). The hungry mind: The origins of curiosity in childhood. Harvard University Press.

Edited Book

Editor, A. A. (Ed.). (Year). Title of book. Publisher.

Chapter in an Edited Book

Shephered, S. (1988). Shakespeare's private drawer: Shakespeare and homosexuality. In G. Holderness (Ed.), The Shakespeare myth (pp. 96–110). Manchester University Press.

Entries in a Reference Book

Southeast Asia. (2003). In The new encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropedia (15th ed., Vol. 27, pp. 711–794). Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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