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1 Overview This module discusses: The elements of a book citation Group author New rules about location information Publisher information Duration: 3 min 55 sec Formatting Book Reference Citations Using APA (6th ed.)

2 Group author field American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. See APA (6th ed.), p. 37 Hanging indentations

3 Microsoft Word’s formatting for hanging indentations Go to Format. Select Paragraph. In Indents and Spacing Go to the Special section. Select Hanging.

4 Group author field American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Group author See APA (6th ed.), p. 184 Period after the group author

5 Year of publication field American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Year of publication See APA manual, p. 185

6 Book title field See APA manual, p. 185 American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Book title Only the first word in the book title and subtitle should be capitalized as well as any proper names.

7 Formatting book title American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Book title Only the first word in the book title and subtitle should be capitalized as well as any proper names. Use (6th ed.), not (6 th ed.) and do not italicize. Period goes after the edition number and page numbers, if any

8 American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Place and publisher Use DC, not D.C. (U.S. postal abbreviation for states) Use Author if the name of the publisher is the same as the author Publication info

9 Location and Publisher Info See APA (6th ed.), p. 187 Use state abbreviations: FL, TX, NY, CA, DC All cities now include state abbreviation: – Baltimore, MD – Boston, MA – Chicago, IL – Los Angeles, CA – New York, NY – Philadelphia, PA – San Francisco, CA Leave off superfluous terms: – Publishers – Co. or Company – Inc. Retain the words: – Books – Press For example: Erlbaum, John Wiley, University of Toronto Press, Penguin Books

10 American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. doi:10.234/ DOI Some books now have assigned Digital Object Identifier numbers or DOIs. If available, include the number. Spell doi using the lower case. There is no space before or after the colon, and no period at the end of the DOI number. DOI number for books

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