APA 6th Referencing Guide — Books

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APA Referencing Guide — Books

Books referencing guide (PDF download).

Notes

  • (Ed.) abbreviation for Editor (in round brackets, followed by a full stop)
  • (Eds.) abbreviation for more than one editor (in round brackets, followed by a full stop)
  • (ed.) abbreviation for edition (in round brackets, followed by a full stop)
  • Only include edition if it the second or subsequent edition, i.e. do not mention if it is the first edition of a book.
  • Publication details are generally found towards the start of the book. In art books, these are often at the end of the book.
  • Ignore the reprint dates.
  • If there is a choice of cities for the place of publication, you only need to include the location in the UK.
  • If it is a US city, also include the state abbreviation, e.g. Baltimore, MD. The full list of the state abbreviations is available.
  • Do not use the word Ltd. after the name of the publisher.

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