Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Book title. City, State/Country: Publisher.
Goldsworthy, A. (2016). Pax Romana: War, peace, and conquest in the Roman world. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
Note: APA uses initials for authors' first and middle names.
|Two to seven authors||
An ampersand precedes the name of the last author.
Ansari, A., & Klinenberg, E. (2015). Modern romance. New York, NY: Penguin Press.
|More than seven authors||
List the names of the first six authors, then insert an ellipsis, and then the name of the last author.
Ng, C., Hu, J., Liu, L., Choi, B., Gam, Q., Mim, Y., ... Ronson, M. (1982). Communications in the pre-school classroom. New York: NY: Hooey Press.
|Edited book, no author||
Editor, A. A. (Ed.). (Year of publication). Book title. City, State/Country: Publisher.
Shotton, M. A. (Ed.). (1959). Psychology: A study of science. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Stevens, A. C., & Crosby, J. (Eds.). (1976). Principles of pyschology. Boston, MA: Greenleaf Press.
Note: APA uses initials for editors' first and middle names.
in an anthology or edited book
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Chapter/Introduction title. In A. Editor (Ed.), Book title (page number[s] using p. or pp.). City, State/Country: Publisher.
Leigh, J. A., & Brewster, A. E. (2008). Primary language acquisition. In J. Carruthers & K. McNeil (Eds.), Developmental psychology (pp. 312-337). London, England: Ivory Publications.
Ryder, W. & Miller, S. (2006). Introduction. In E.M. Harris (Ed.), Consequences of illiteracy (pp. 1-2). Boston, MA: Essex Press.
|Volume(s) in a multivolume work||
Author, A. A. (Date[s]). Book title (Vols.). City, State/Country: Publisher.
Gutkind, L. (Ed.). (2007). The best creative nonfiction (vol. 1). New York, NY: Creative Nonfiction Foundation.
|Edition other than the first||
The edition goes in parentheses after the title. Notice the edition is not italicized.
Kenney, L.W., Wilmore, J., & Costill, D. (2015). Physiology of sport and exercise (6th ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.
Author, A. A. (date or n.d.). Book title. Retrieved from URL.
O'Keefe, E. (n.d.). Egoism & the crisis in Western values. Retrieved from http://www.onlineoriginals.com/showitem.asp?itemID=135
|E-book from a reader||
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Book title [e-reader version]. Retrieved from URL
Kondo, M. (2014). The life-changing magic of tidying up: The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing [Kindle Fire version]. Retrieved from http://www.amazon.com
|E-book from a database||
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Book title. City/Country: Publisher. Retrieved from Database Name.
Kaveney, R. (2008). Superheroes!: Capes and crusaders in comics and films. London: I.B.Tauris. Retrieved from eBook Collection, EBSCOhost.