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M.Ed. Research Guide and Library Resources: APA-books

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APA References-Books and eBooks

Basic Format: Author, A. A. (Publication Year). Title of work: Subtitle of work. Place of Publication: Publisher.

 Multiple authors

Beck, C. A. J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths, and future prospects. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 Edited book

Gibbs, J. T., & Huang, L. N. (Eds.). (1991). Children of color: Psychological interventions with minority youth. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 Edition of a book

Smith, P. (2002). Cut to the chase. Online video editing and the Wadsworth constant (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C: E & K Publishing.

 Electronic book

Arno, S. F. (2002). Flames in our forest: Disaster or renewal? Retrieved from

 Article or chapter  in an  edited book

Massaro, D. (1992). Broadening the domain of the fuzzy logical model of perception. In H. L. Pick Jr., P. van den Broek, & D. C. Knill (Eds.), Cognition: Conceptual and methodological issues (pp. 51-84). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 Entry in an  encyclopedia

Bergmann, P. G. (1993). Relativity. In The new encyclopaedia Britannica (Vol. 26, pp. 501-508). Chicago, IL: Encyclopaedia Britannica.

 Dissertation from  a database

William, D.M. (2010). School counselors’ multicultural counseling competence: An exploratory study (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global Database. (3433792)

 Electronic    version of print    book with DOI

Schiraldi, G. R. (2001). Post-traumatic stress disorder sourcebook: A guide to healing, recovery, and growth [Adobe Digital Editions version]. doi:10.1036/0071393722


Note: Most examples are from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. See section 7.02 (pages 202-206) of the Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association 6th edition for additional information and examples.


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