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APA 6th Edition Referencing: eBook with DOI

This is a Wintec guide to help you with referencing in the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

What is a digital object identifier (DOI)?

A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique number/code to identify content and provide a reliable link to its location on the Internet. Unlike a URL, a DOI never changes.

Book with a digital object identifier (DOI)

Author, A. (Date of publication)Title of book in italics: Subtitle. Retrieval information

Example—reference list entry 

Borras, I. (2016). Adult learning for self and relational growth (ALG): An integrative developmental model.

Example—in-text citation

Borras (2016) notes … (p. 65). 
 (Borras, 2016, p. 65). 

 Note: If any of the books you access through the catalogue has a DOI, use this when referencing.  
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