APA Basic Citation Guide

This Guide is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed.

Author Date Title Place of Publication: Publisher
Heller, E. (1959). The disinherited mind. Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Co.

Chapter in a Book
Author Date Chapter Title Editor Title

Sasson, D. (1991). The Shakers. In T. Miller (ed.), When prophets die: the postcharismatic fate of new religious movements (pp. 13-28). Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

More Title Page #s Place of Publication: Publisher

Reference Book (e.g. Encyclopedia, Handbook, Dictionary)
Author Date Entry Title Title

Orledge, R. (2001). Satie, Erik. In The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
(Vol. 22, pp. 313-321). London: Macmillan.

Volume Page #s Place of Publication: Publisher

Journal Article
Author Date Article Title Title Volume   Page #s

King, N.J. (1953). Jane Austen in France. Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 8, 1-26.

Journal Article from a Database
Author Date Article Title Title Volume   Page #s

Cannon, A. (2004, December 20). Not quite like on CSI. U.S. News & World Report, 137, 33.
Retrieved December 23, 2004, from Academic Search Premier database.

Retrieved Date Database

Author Date Title Retrieved Date Web Address
Monster.com. (2004). Career Advice. Retrieved May 7, 2004, from http://content.monster.com/.