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APA 7th Edition Referencing Guide1

A Wintec Library guide to referencing in APA 7th edition style

Referencing a book with a volume and/or edition number

When referencing an authored book with a volume and/or edition number, include this information in parentheses after the title. E.g., either:

(Vol. 2)
(2nd ed.)
(2nd ed., Vol. 2).

Author, A. (Date). Title of book in italic sentence case (x ed., Vol. x). Publisher.

Berman, A., Frandsen, G., Snyder, S., Levett-Jones, T., Bursten, A., Dwyer, T., Hales, M., Harvey, N., Langtree, T., Moxham, L., Reid-Searl, K., Rolf, F., & Stanley, D. (Eds.). (2021). Kozier & Erb's fundamentals of nursing: Concepts, process and practice (5th Australian ed., Vol. 1). Pearson.

 

Note
Edition information is only necessary from the second edition onwards. 

Example - Edition number

Reference list entry

Smith, L. T.  (2012). Decolonizing methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples (2nd ed.). Otago University Press.

In-text citations

Page/paragraph numbers are optional for paraphrased information.

Narrative
Smith (2012) argues... (p. 112).

Parenthetical
... (Smith, 2012, p. 112).


Example - Volume number

Reference list entry

Hales, M. (2021). Community health. In A. Berman, G. Frandsen, S. Snyder, T. Levett-Jones, A. Burston, T. Dwyer, M. Hales, N. Harvey, T. Langtree, L. Moxham, K. Reid-Searl, F. Rolf & D. Stanley (Eds.),  Kozier and Erb's fundamentals of nursing: Concepts, process and practice (5th Australian ed., Vol. 1, pp. 131–142). Pearson.

In-text citations

Page/paragraph numbers are optional for paraphrased information.

Narrative
Hales (2021) suggests ... (p. 136).

Parenthetical
... (Hales, 2021, p. 136).

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