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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Book with no author

When a work has no author or editor, cite in the text the first few words of the reference list entry, usually the title and the year, and capitalise all major words. Use double quotation marks around the title of an article or chapter, and italicise the title of a periodical, book, brochure or report, both in the in-text citation and the reference list.

In-text citation (Paraphrase)

(Webster's, 2000)

In-text citation (Quotation)

(Webster's, 2000, p. 3)

Reference List

Webster's basic English dictionary. (2000). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.

Format:

Book title: Subtitle. (Year). Place of Publication: Publisher

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