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APA 7th Edition - University of Lincoln

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 in both in the in-text citation and the reference list.

Parenthetical citation (Quotation)
(Webster's Basic English Dictionary, 2000, p.73)

Reference List
Webster's basic English dictionary. (2000). Merriam-Webster.



Book title: Subtitle. (Year). Publisher. DOI (if there is one)