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APA Citation Style, 7th edition: Article or Chapter in an Edited Book

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 7th edition.

About Citing Books

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

Article or Chapter in an Edited Book

General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], Year, page number)
      References (Quotation):
      Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article
            or chapter title. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Book title:
            Subtitle (pp. page range of article or chapter). Publisher.
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
      (Lawrence & Dodds, 2003)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Lawrence & Dodds, 2003, p. 526)
      Lawrence, J. A., &  Dodds, A. E. (2003). Goal-directed activities and life-span
            development. In J. Valsiner & K. Connolly (Eds.), Handbook of developmental
            psychology (pp. 517-533). Sage Publications.

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