APA 7th Referencing Guide — Printed Maps

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APA Referencing Guide — Printed maps


  • When the author and publisher are the same name, do not include the publisher in the reference list.
Format and order
  • Organisation. (followed by full stop)
  • (Date of publication). (in round brackets, followed by full stop)
  • Title. (in italics, followed by full stop)
  • [Map]. (in square brackets, followed by full stop)
  • Scale of map, (if applicable, followed by comma)
  • Map series/ number. (if applicable, followed by full stop)
  • Publisher. (followed by full stop)
In-text citation

London is brought to life through the illustrations…(Bartholomew & Son, 1955).

Our research focussed on the escapades of Wallace and Gromit through Wensleydale (Ordnance Survey, 2009).

Reference list

John Bartholomew & Son. (1955) A children’s map of London. [Map].

Ordnance Survey. (2009). Yorkshire Dales: Northern & central areas: Wensleydale & Swaledale: showing part of National Park and the Pennine Way. [Map]. 1:25 000, OS Explorer Map OL30.

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