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APA Citation Style Guide (6th Ed.): Article in a Reference Book

This guide contains examples of common citation formats in APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Article in a Reference Book

(p. 202)

General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname [of Article], Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname [of Article], Year, page number)
      References (Quotation):
      Author Surname [of Article], First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title.
            In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Reference book title: Subtitle
            (xx ed., Vol. xx, pp. page range of article). Place of Publication: Publisher.
Example 1
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
      (Taylor, 1991)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Taylor, 1991, p.150)
      Taylor, R. (1991). Habitat and plants. In J. Burton (Ed.), The atlas of endangered
            species (pp. 150-155). New York, NY: Macmillan.
Example 2
       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
      (Lindgren, 1994)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Lindgren, 1994, p.468)
      Lindgren, H. C. (1994). Stereotyping. In Encyclopedia of psychology (Vol. 3, pp.
            468-469). New York, NY: Wiley.