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APA Style, 6th edition

APA the RCC way

 

 

Format:

Last name of blogger/author/editor, first initial of blogger. (Date of posting/publication). Title of blog. [Web log]. Name of Website.            Retrieved from URL.

Example:

Rosen, T. (2016, May 27). Pocket change. [Web log]. Blogster. Retrieved from http://www.blogster.com/tyrosen/pocket_change

Whole eBook

Format:

Author, A. (date). Title of book. Retrieved from http://xxxxxxxxx

or

Author, A. (date). Title of book. doi:xxxxxxxxxxxx

Example:

Edwards, J. (2010). Language diversity in the classroom. Retrieved from http://www.nclive.org/cgibin/nclsm?url=%22 
           http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=298410&site=ehost-live%22

 or

Schiraldi, G. R. (2001). The post-traumatic stress disorder sourcebook: A guide to healing, recovery, and growth      

           [Adobe Digital Editions version]. doi:10.1036/0071393722


Chapter in an eBook

Format:

Author, A. (date). Title of chapter. In E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx–xx). doi:xxxxxxxxxx

Example:

Strong, E. K., Jr., & Uhrbrock, R. S. (1923). Bibliography on job analysis. In L. Outhwaite (Series Ed.), Personnel Research
           Series: Vol. 1. Job analysis and the curriculum (pp. 140-146). doi: 10.1037/10762-000

Format:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Title of article. Title of periodical, xx(xx), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxx

Example:

Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients.
           Health Psychology, 24, 225-229. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225

Format:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., Author, C. C., Author, D. D., Author, E. E., Author, F. F., . . . Author, I. I. (year). Title of article.           
         Title of periodical, xx(xx), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxx

Example:

Gilbert, D. G., McClernon, J. F., Rabinovich, N. E., Sugai, C., Plath, L. C., Asgaard, G., . . . Botros, N. (2004). Effects of
           quitting smoking on EEG activation and attention last for more than 31 days and are more severe with stress,            
           dependence, DRD2 A1 allele, and depressive traits. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 6, 249-267.           
           doi:10.1080/14622200410001676305

For personal communication – such as interviews, telephone conversations, email correspondence, etc. – do not include an entry on the references list. Cite these forms of communication only in the text and provide the exact date.

 

Format:

(Interviewee, personal communication, Month Day, Year).

or

Interviewee (personal communication, Month Day, Year).

 

Example:

(R. Shackleford, personal communication, May 8, 2010).

or

R. Shackleford (personal communication, May 8, 2010).

Entire Book

Format:

Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Example:

Foster, H. W. (1986). The coquette. New York: Oxford University Press.


Chapter in a Book or Entry in a Reference Book

Format

Author, A. A., Author, B. B. (year). Title of chapter or entry. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book
           (pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

Example:

Dunbar, I. (2005). Fast track to perfection. In J. A. Reinking & R. von der Osten (Eds.), Strategies for successful writing: A            
           rhetoric, research guide, reader, and handbook (8th ed.), (pp. 456-459). Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education,
           Incorporated.

Format:

Name of Act, Volume Source § section number (year).

Example:

Mental Health Systems Act, 42 U.S.C. § 9401 (1988).

Format:

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of text. Location: Publisher.

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of text. Location: Publisher.

Example:

Olsen, T. (1979). Silences. New York: Dell Publishing.

Olsen, T. (1985). Tell me a riddle. New York: Dell Publishing.

Format:

Name of author/editor. (Date of posting/publication). Title of video. [Video file]. Retrieved from URL.

Example:

Briggs, L. [Bballinbriggs]. (2016, April 23). Basketball fails. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.bballinbriggs

          /basketball_fails/

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