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APA Style, 7th Edition

Citation Examples
Material Type In-text Citation Bibliography
A book (Sapolsky, 2017)

Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.

Chapter in an edited book

(If the chapter is from an authored book, use the book citation)

(Dillard, 2020)

Dillard, J. P. (2020). Currents in the study of persuasion. In M. B. Oliver, A. A. Raney, & J. Bryant (Eds.), Media effects: Advances in theory and research (4th ed., pp. 115–129). Routledge.

An article in a print journal (Weinstein, 2009)

Weinstein, J. (2009). “The market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology104(4), 439-458. 

An article in an electronic journal (Grady et al., 2019)

Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture8(3), 207–217. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000185

A website (Bologna, 2019)

Bologna, C. (2019, October 31). Why some people with anxiety love watching horror movies. HuffPost. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/anxiety-love-watching-horror-movies_l_5d277587e4b02a5a5d57b59e

These examples came from the Reference Examples page on the APA website or with permission from the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.

 
APA 7th Edition Citation Guides

 

Citation Tools
  • EasyBib
  • EndNote Basic — You must create a free account to use this tool. It will allow you to save a reference list and generate a formatted bibliography.
  • Noodle Tools Express — Particularly useful in creating annotated bibliographies.

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