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APA Style Documentation, 7th Edition: Reference List

Style guide for the 7th edition, published Oct. 2019

Reference List Examples -- Double Space Between and After Citations

Authored book with a DOI

Kennedy, G. (2020). Family therapy and family violence: Implications for future study (3rd ed.). Guilford Press. https://doi.org/10.2840.100048-17

     Parenthetical citation: (Kennedy, 2020)

     Narrative citation: Kennedy (2020)

 

Authored book without a DOI, from most academic research databases or print version

Solan, A. (2019). Treating lupus: Advancements in autoimmune diseases. Oxford University Press.

     Parenthetical citation: (Solan, 2019)

     Narrative citation: Solan (2019)

 

Edited book without a DOI, from most academic research databases or print version

McCrory, T. (Ed.). (2017). Community activism in social services: Working for change. Sage.

     Parenthetical citation: (McCrory, 2017)

     Narrative citation: McCrory (2017)

 

--It is not necessary to indicate the format (audiobook, e-book, or print book) if the content is the same (see p. 322).

--DOIs are written like URLs.

--City, State information no longer required for publisher.

--See Section 9.30 for more information about including database information in references.

--See Chapter 10 in the Publication Manual for more reference examples.

--Read about title case and sentence case on page 167 of the Manual for clarity about which words to capitalize.

Journal article with a DOI

Olivardia, R., Pope, H.G., & Cohane, G.H. (2019). Biceps and body image: The relationship between muscularity and self-esteem, depression, and eating disorder symptomsPsychology of Men and Masculinity, 5(2), 112-120. https://doi.org/10.1008/sage.xyz.5627428

     Parenthetical citation: (Olivardia et al., 2019)

     Narrative citation:  Olivardia et al. (2019)

 

Journal article without a DOI, with nondatabase URL

Schuyler, Q. A., Wilcox, C., Townsend, K., Hardesty, B. D., & Marshall, N. J. (2014). Mistaken identity? Visual similarities of marine debris to natural prey items of sea turtles. BMC Ecology, 14(14), 17-28. https://bmcecol.biomedcentral.com/articles/

          Parenthetical citation: (Schuyler et al., 2014)

          Narrative citation:  Schuyler et al. (2014)

 

Journal, magazine, or newspaper article without a DOI, from most academic research databases or print version

Bailey, S. (2019, January 11). Northern lights spark a mysterious glow. The Reading Eagle. Kornstein, R. (2018). Better teaching with professional development training. Educational Leadership, 19(3), 39-44.

     Parenthetical citations: (Bailey, 2019; Kornstein, 2018)

     Narrative citations: Bailey (2019) and Kornstein (2018)

 

--Do not include the database name or URL. See Section 9.30 (p.296) or 10.1 (p. 316) for additional information and examples.

--Read about title case and sentence case on page 167 of the 7th edition Manual for clarity about when to capitalize words.

Report by a government agency or other organization

National Cancer Institute. (2020). Diagnosing cancer with a simple blood test.(NIH Publication No. 19-1124). U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health. https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/diagnosing-cancer/reports-and-results/

     Parenthetical citation: (National Cancer Institute, 2020)

     Narrative citation: National Cancer Institute (2020)

 

Child Care Council of Westchester. (2020). Child & youth homelessness: Summary of key findings. https://wca4kids.org/issues/youth.pdf

     Parenthetical citations: (Child Care Council of Westchester, 2020)

     Narrative citations: Child Care Council of Westchester (2020)

 

National Association of Social Workers. (2017). Code of ethics of the National Association of Social Workers. https://bit.ly/2TIZnDT

     Parenthetical citation: (National Association of Social Workers, 2017)

     Narrative citation: National Association of Social Workers (2017)

 

 

 

--See Section 9.11 of the Publication Manual for information about group authors or parent agencies.

--Include the name of the website or organization that hosts the page.

--See Section 10.4 Reports and Gray Literature (pp. 329-331) for more examples.

 

 

 

Audiovisual works

 

BBHCSD Media. (2014, April 16). STEM education overview [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GWhwUN9iaY

     Parenthetical citation: (BBHCSD Media, 2014)

     Narrative citation: BBHCSD (2014)

 

 

Wiseman, F. (1997). Public housing: A look at poverty in Chicago [Video]. Kanopy. https://fordham.kanopy.com/video/public-housing

 

     Parenthetical citations: (Wiseman, 1997)

     Narrative citations: Wiseman (1997)

 

 

 

--The person or group who uploaded the video is considered the author. See Section 10.12 (p. 344).

Webpage on a website with a group author and no date

Office of the Surgeon General. (n.d.). U.S. Surgeon General's advisory: Marijuana use and the developing brain. U. S. Department of Health & Human Services. Retrieved February 5, 2020, https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/reports-and-publications/addiction-and-substance-misuse/advisory-on-marijuana-use-and-developing-brain/index.html

     Parenthetical citation: (Office of the Surgeon General, n.d.)

     Narrative citation: Office of the Surgeon General (n.d.)

 

Webpage on a website with a retrieval date

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020, February 5). 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the U.S. - Situation Summary   Retrieved February 5, 2020, from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html

     Parenthetical citation: (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020)

     Narrative citation:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020)

 

Webpage on a website with an individual author

Jackson, K. (2018). The neurobiology of eating disorders. Social Work Today. https://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/JA18p14.shtml

     Parenthetical citation: (Jackson, 2018)

     Narrative citation: Jackson (2018) 

 

--In the CDC example, include a retrieval date because the contents of the page may change over time.  See Section 9.16 (p. 290).

--See Webpages and Websites, Chapter 10, section 10.16. (pp. 350 - 352).

--Include the name of the website or organization that hosts the page.

 

 

Tane, L. (2020, February 6). Legal marijuana is the best way to keep kids safe. The Journal Newshttps://www.lohud.com/story/opinion/2020/02/06/legal-marijuana-best-way-keep-kids-safe/4681621002/

 

     Parenthetical citation: (Tane, 2020)

     Narrative citation: Tane (2020)

 

Negroni, C. (2009, March 3). Getting enough sleep: With long flights comes a dispute over rest for pilots. The New York Times, B7.

 

     Parenthetical citation: (Negroni, 2009)

     Narrative citation: Negroni (2009)

 

 

 

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