Citing Sources: Books
Book with Single Author
Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle.
Lopez, B. (1986). Arctic dreams: Imagination and desire in a
northern landscape. Scribner.
Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Publisher, Year of Publication.
Lopez, Barry. Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a
Northern Landscape. Scribner, 1986.
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums (New York: Viking Press, 1958), 128.
Kerouac, Jack. The Dharma Bums. New York: Viking Press, 1958.
Lopez, B. Arctic dreams: imagination and desire in a northern
landscape. New York (NY): Scribner; 1997.
Lopez, B. 1997. Arctic dreams: imagination and desire in a
northern landscape. NewYork (NY): Scribner.
Book with two or more authors
APABreivik, P., & Gee, G. (2006). Higher education in the
Internet age: Libraries creating a strategic edge.
Three to Twenty Authors: List by last names and initials; commas separate author names, while the last author name is preceded again by ampersand. This is a departure from APA 6, which only required listing the first six authors before an ellipsis and the final author's name.
Breivik, Patricia, and Gordon Gee. Higher Education
in the Internet Age: Libraries Creating a Strategic
Edge. Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Patricia Brevik and Gordon Gee, Higher Education in the Internet Age: Libraries Creating a Strategic Edge, (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006), 231-235.
Breivik, Patricia , and Gordon Gee. Higher Education in the Internet Age: Libraries Creating a Strategic Edge. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers. 2006.
Breivik P, Gee G. Higher education in the Internet age:
libraries creating a strategic edge. Westport (CT): Praeger; 2006.
Breivik P, Gee G. 2006. Higher education in the Internet age:
libraries creating a strategic edge. Westport (CT): Praeger.
Clayton, S. J. (Ed.). (2007). Going the distance: Library
instruction for remote learners. Neal-Schuman.
Clayton, Susan J., ed. Going the Distance: Library Instruction
for Remote Learners. Neal-Schuman, 2007.
Susan J. Clayton, ed. Going the Distance: Library Instruction for Remote Learners, (New York: Neal-Schuman, 2007), 112-113.
Clayton, Susan J., ed. Going the Distance: Library Instruction for Remote Learners. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2007.
Cimellaro G, Andrei R, Bruneau M, Rutenberg A, editors.
Multidimensional fragility of structures: formulation and evaluation.
Buffalo (NY): Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering
Cimellaro G, Andrei, R Bruneau, M Rutenberg, A. 2006. Multidimensional
fragility of structures: formulation and evaluation. Buffalo (NY):
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research.
Ochs, S. (2004). A history of nerve functions: From animal spirits to molecular mechanisms. http://www.ebrary.com/corp
Austin, Jane. (1895). Pride and Prejudice. Macmillan.
Cohen, Daniel. Our Modern Times: The New Nature of Capitalism in the Information Age.
MIT Press, 2013. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). https://akin.css.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=694388&site=eds-live&scope=site. Accessed 11 Jan. 2016.
Scranton, Robert. Mediaeval Architecture in the Central Area of
Corinth. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1957. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=acls;cc=acls; view=toc;idno=heb02919.0001.001. Accessed 21 Feb. 2017.
Catherine Delafield and Bob Jones, Women’s Diaries as Narrative in the Nineteenth-Century
Novel, (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009), NetLibrary e-book, 33.
Delafield, Catherine, and Bob Jones. Women's Diaries as Narrative in the Nineteenth-Century
Novel. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009, NetLibrary e-book.
Fischbach, FT. A manual of laboratory and diagnostic tests [web].
Philadelphia (PA): Kluwer; 2009.
Fischbach, FT. 2009. A manual of laboratory and diagnostic tests [web].
Philadelphia (PA): Kluwer.
Entry in encyclopedia
With author given:
Zophy, J.W. (1999). Habsburg dynasty. In Encyclopaedia of
the Renaissance (Vol. 3, pp.109-116). New York: Gale.
With no author given:
Civil engineers. (2005). In Encyclopedia of careers and
vocational guidance (Vol. 2, pp. 516-519). New York:
Myers, Kathleen Ann. "Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sor." The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History, edited by Bonnie G. Smith, Oxford UP, 2008. Oxford Reference, www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195148909.001.0001/acref-9780195148909-e-541. Accessed 29 May 2015
[According to The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.), Well-known general reference works are typically only cited in notes; they are not given a bibliography entry.
Olivia Markuson, "Judy Chicago," In Encyclopedia of Women Artists of the 20th Century (Boston: Commonwealth Press, 2008), 43.
No example provided in current edition.
Rogers, M. (1995, August). [Review of the books The Tree Where Man
Was Born and Wildlife in America, by P. Matthiessen]. Library Journal,
Rogers, Michael. Rev. of The Tree Where Man Was Born and Wildlife
in America, by Peter Matthiessen. Library Journal, 12 Dec. 2016, p.
David Kamp, “Deconstructing Dinner,” review of The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A
Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan, New York Times, April 23,
2006, Sunday Book Review, http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/23/books/review/23kamp.html.
Kamp, David. “Deconstructing Dinner.” Review of The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A
Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan. New York Times, April 23,
2006, Sunday Book Review. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/23/books/review/23kamp.html.
No example provided in current edition.
Thesis or dissertation
Library Database :
McGuire, D.T., Jr. (1985).History as epic: Silius Italicus and
the second Punic War (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved
from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No.
Free Web :
Kerr, P.G. (1985). Liturgical spaces: Procession in the
Catholic church (Master's thesis). Retrieved from
Rogers, T.L. (2005). Creating and on-line learning
community for new school superintendents: Using
technology to answer the unmet professional development
needs of educational learners (Doctoral dissertation).
Columbia University, New York.
Christensen, B.A. (2000). Biomechanics and behavior of
hummingbird molt. (Unpublished master's thesis). University
of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
McGuire, Donald T., Jr. "History as Epic: Silius Italicus and the
Second Punic War." Diss. Cornell U, 1985. ProQuest
Dissertations and Theses. Web. 8 July 2009.
Free Web :
Christensen, Beth, A. "Biomechanics and Behavior of Hummingbird
Molt." MS thesis U of British Columbia, 2000. Web. 8 July 2009.
Rogers, Thomas L. "Creating and On-line Learning Community for
New School Superintendents: Using Technology to Answer the
Unmet Professional Development Needs of Educational Learners."
Diss. Teachers College, Columbia U, 2005.
Libra Rose Hilde, "Worth a Dozen Men: Women, Nursing, and Medical Care during the American Civil War" (PhD diss., Harvard University, 2003), 295, ProQuest (3091579).
Hilde, Libra Rose. "Worth a Dozen Men: Women, Nursing, and Medical Care during the American
Civil War." PhD diss., Harvard University, 2003. ProQuest (3091579).
Unpublished [the word "unpublished" is unnecessary]:
Tara Hostetler, “Bodies at War: Bacteriology and the Carrier Narratives of ‘Typhoid
Mary’” (Master’s thesis, Florida State University, 2007).
Hostetler, Tara. “Bodies at War: Bacteriology and the Carrier Narratives of
‘Typhoid Mary.’” Master’s thesis, Florida State University, 2007.
Christensen BA. Biomechanics and behavior of hummingbird molt
[master's thesis]. [Vancouver (BC)]: University of British Columbia; 2000.
[The latest edition does not distinguish between print and online
dissertations or theses.]