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APA 7th Edition - University of Lincoln

Book with a single author

See also the APA's guidance at: https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples/book-references#1

Parenthetical citation 

(Cottrell, 2013)

Narrative citation 

Cottrell (2013)

 

Reference List

Cottrell, S. (2013). The study skills handbook (5th ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.

 

1 Author’s surname, comma, followed by their initial(s) with a full stop after each initial followed by a full stop 

2 Year of publication in round brackets followed by a full stop 

3 Title (and subtitle if applicable) of book in italics, followed by a full stop (if first edition) 

4 Edition (only if not the first edition) in round brackets followed by a full stop  

5 Publisher, followed by a full stop 

6 DOI (if there is one)
 

Format:

Author surname, Initial(s). (Year). Title of book (edition). Publisher. DOI (if there is one)