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Citing books in APA

APA citation format:

Author Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year Published). Title of work. Publisher.

Example:

Moriarty, L. (2014). Big little lies. G. P. Putnam’s Sons.

Structure:

Last name, First initial. Middle initial., Last name, First initial. Middle initial., & Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Date). Title. Publisher.

Examples:

Goldin, C. D., & Katz, L. F. (2008). The race between education and technology. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Matthews, G., Smith, Y., & Knowles, G. (2009). Disaster management in archives, libraries and museums. Ashgate.

Full versions of E-books:

E-books are generally read either on a website, on an e-reader, or on a database.

Structure:

Author Last Name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year Published). Title of work. https://doi.org/xxxx or http://xxxx

Example:

Auster, P. (2007). The Brooklyn follies. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

To cite your ebooks automatically, use the “Book” form at CitationMachine.com, click “Manual entry mode,” and click the “E-book” tab. Everything will be properly formatted following APA bibliography guidelines.

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