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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Entry in a dictionary or encylopedia

In-text citation (Paraphrase)

(Lindgren, 1994)


In-text citation (Quotation)

(Lindgren, 1994, p.468)


Reference List


Barber, C. (2009). Gender identity. In: E. M. Anderman & L. H. Anderman (Eds.), Psychology

of classroom learning: An encyclopedia (Vols. 1-2, pp. 428-430). Detroit, MI: Gale-




VandenBos, G. R. (Ed.). (2007). APA dictionary of psychology. Washington, DC: American

Psychological Association.


Author Surname [of Article], Initial(s). (Year). Article title. In Editor Initial(s).

       Surname (Ed.), Reference book title: Subtitle (ed. (edition), Vol. (volume),

       pp. (page numbers). Place of Publication: Publisher.


Note: For well known reference works, it is not necessary to include full publication information.



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