Book citations should always include the following:
Other information you may need:
Tips to remember:
Example - Single Author
Example - Single Editor
If you are citing an entire edited book, place the editor's name in the author position followed by (Ed.). If you are citing a specific chapter, article, or entry in an edited book or in a reference book, see instructions below.
Two to Seven Authors or Editors
List each author by their last names followed by their initials. Use the ampersand (&) rather than the word "and."
*For books by more than seven authors, list the first six authors as above. Insert an ellipses (...) after the name of the sixth author followed by the name of the last author listed.
Place the full name of the organization in the author position. If the book is in edition other than the first, include the edition after the title.
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.).
Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
See the APA Style Blog: Group Authors, for more information.
If you are citing a specific chapter or section of an edited book, list the author of the section first. Include information such as page numbers, edition and volume numbers after the title of the book.
Begin the citation with the author of the article, not the author or editor of the book.
Example - Signed Entry
Example - Unsigned Entry
If no author is attached to an entry, begin with the title of the entry.
Determinism. (2003). In J. van Huyssteen, N. Howell, N. Gregersen, W. Wildman, & I. Barbour (Eds.), Encyclopedia of science and
religion (2nd ed., Vol. 1, pp. 216-217). New York, NY: Macmillan.
Include edition information in parentheses after the title. Cite the edition as it is printed on the title page (2nd ed., Rev. ed., 2010 ed., etc.)
Include the volume used in parentheses after the title.
Include the author(s), publication date, and title as you would a print publication, followed by:
After the publication information, include:
Source: APA Style Blog: How Do You Cite an E-Book (e.g., Kindle Book)?
Example - Kindle