Format: Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book in italics. City of publication, State: Publisher.
Example 1: Duclos-Miller, P. A. (2016). Stressed out about your first year of nursing. Marblehead, MA: HCPro.
Example 2: Jones, C., & Hudson, R. A. (2014). Eating for pregnancy: An essential guide to nutrition with recipes for the whole family. New York, NY: Marlow.
Format: Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book in italics (Edition ed.). City of publication, State: Publisher.
Example 1: American Psychiatric Association. (2015). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-IV-TR (4th ed.). Washington, DC.
Example 2: Thompson, J. M., McFarland, G. K., Hirsch, J. E., & Tucker, S. M. (2014). Mosby’s clinical nursing (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
Format: Editor, A. A. (Ed.). (Year). Title of book in italics (Edition ed). City of publication, State: Publisher.
Example: Slife, B. (Ed.). (2014). Clashing views on controversial psychological issues (12th ed.). Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill.
Format: Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book in italics. Retrieved from http://url_of_publisher_home_page
Example: Bruni, L., & Porta, P. L. (2017). Handbook on the economics of happiness. Retrieved from http://www.e-elgar.co.uk
Format: Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book in italics. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx
Example: Costello, G. J. (2016). Organizational dynamics of technology-based innovation. doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-72804-9_32
If no author given, move the title to author position and alphabetize entry by title.
If group/corporate author and publisher are the same, put “Author” in publisher location and move title to author position.
If more than one editor, list all names (following the same rules as multiple authors) and put (Eds.) in parenthesis.
Omit unessential words such as Publishers, Co., or Inc. Keep the words Books and Press; if name of the state or province is included in the name of University publisher, do not also include it in location information.
If no date is given, use (n.d.).
Include city and state. For cities outside the US, include the city and country.
Double space entries. If an entry runs more than one line, use a hanging indent to indent any additional lines beyond the first.
Capitalize proper nouns and the first words of title and subtitle.
Acceptable abbreviations can be found on p. 180 of the APA manual; Table of contents for examples in the manual, pp. 193-198.
If what you are citing is not listed in APA manual, choose the example in the manual most like your source.
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