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Book with one author
Bernstein, T. M. (1965). The careful writer: A modern guide to English usage (2nd ed.). Atheneum.
Electronic book or audiobook
- Add the DOI after the publisher's information.
DOIs often appear in the citation or the abstract of an article and look like this: doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.04.008. Learn more...
Anderson, C.A., Gentile, D.A., & Buckley, K.E. (2007). Violent video game effects on children and adolescents: Theory, research and public policy. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.001.0001
- If no DOI is present, replace DOI with a URL.
Obama, M. (2018). Becoming. Random House Audio. https://bit.ly/2VrI0mu
Work with two authors
Beck, C. A. J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths, and future prospects. American Psychological Association.
Two or more works by the same author
- Arrange by the year of publication, the earliest first.
Postman, N. (1979). Teaching as a conserving activity. Delacorte Press.
Postman, N. (1985). Amusing ourselves to death: Public discourse in the age of show business. Viking.
- If works by the same author are published in the same year, arrange alphabetically by title and add a letter after the year as indicated below.
McLuhan, M. (1970a). Culture is our business. McGraw-Hill.
McLuhan, M. (1970b). From cliché to archetype. Viking Press.
Book by a corporate author
- Associations, corporations, agencies, government departments and organizations are considered authors when there is no single author.
American Psychological Association. (1972). Ethical standards of psychologists. American Psychological Association.