Skip to Main Content
Libraries and Learning Skills

APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Edition of a book other than the first

In-text citation (Paraphrase with the author(s) in the sentence)

Conversely Buglear (2010) argues that….

In-text citation (Quotation)

(Buglear, 2010, p. 39)

Reference List

Buglear, J. (2010). Stats mean business (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.


Author Surname, Initial(s). (Year). Book title: Subtitle (edition). Place of Publication: Publisher.

Format for editions:

Second edition = 2nd ed.

Third edition = 3rd ed.

Fourth edition = 4th ed.

Revised edition = Rev. ed.

Printable Guide


RefWorks logo

RefWorks is referencing software which allows you to:

  • store references
  • organise references
  • generate citations
  • generate reference lists
  • share references

It's available to all staff and students, click here to log in.

To access RefWorks on your mobile device go to

To find out more about RefWorks view the comprehensive online help or contact your Academic Subject Librarian.