APA Style Guide - Books

Use the Reference style for items listed alphabetically at the end of the research paper.  The In-Text style is for the same items referred to in the body of the paper.  Include page numbers in the In-Text style only when quoting from a source.  When paraphrasing from a source, omit the In-Text page numbers.

Book (One Author)

Reference:

Comer, R.J. (2010). Abnormal psychology. New  York, NY: Worth.

In-Text:

(Comer, 2010, p.25)


Book (Two Authors)

Reference:

Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Macmillan.

In-Text:

(Strunk & White, 1979, p.43)

 

Book (Corporate Author)

Reference:

Ohio State University, College of Social Work. (1979). An assessment of social well-being in Franklin County: a report. Columbus, OH: Author.

In-Text:

(Ohio State University, College of Social Work, 1979, p.33)


Book Chapter

Reference:

Carey, J. P. (2001). Multinational enterprises. In L.L. Adler & U.P. Gielen (Eds.), Cross-cultural topics in psychology (2nd ed.) (pp. 201-212). Westport, CT : Praeger.

In-Text:

(Carey, 2001, p.202)