APA citation style
Citing specific parts (pages, sections, & paragraphs)
- To cite a specific part of a source, indicate the page, chapter, figure, table or equation at the appropriate point in the text:
(Czapiewski & Ruby, 1995, p. 10)
(Wilmarth, 1980, Chapter 3)
- For electronic sources that do not provide page numbers, use the paragraph number, if available, preceded by the
¶ symbol or abbreviation para. If neither is visible, cite the heading and the number of the paragraph following it
to direct the reader to the quoted material.
(Myers, 2000, ¶ 5)
(Beutler, 2000, Conclusion section, para. 1)
- For electronic sources such as Web pages, provide a reference to the author, the year and the page number
(if it is a PDF document), the paragraph number if visible or a heading followed by the paragraph number.
"The current system of managed care and the current approach to defining empirically supported treatments
are shortsighted" (Beutler, 2000, Conclusion section, ¶ 1)
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