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APA Citation Examples: Quick Guide

This guide is meant for quick reference. This information comes from the Hacker Handbook: A Writer's Reference. For more detailed information about how to use APA style, please reference your Hacker Handbook, APA-4 Documenting Sources (p.458), consult the APA Manual or the links on this page. You can also contact a librarian using the information to the left of this box!



Egeland, J. (2008). A billion lives: An eyewitness report from the

          frontlines of humanity. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Multiple Authors  

Musick, M. A., & Wilson, J. (2007). Volunteers: A social

          profile. Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press.

Journal Article 


Zhang, L. F. (2008). Teachers' styles of thinking: An exploratory

          study, The Journal of Psychology. 142, 37-55.

Article in a


Svoboda, E. (2008, October 21). Deep in the rain forest, stalkiing

          the next pandemic.  The New York Times, p. D5.

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