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APA (6th Edition) Documentation Style


Book with one author

Smith, N.W. (1992). An analysis of ice age art: Its psychology and belief system.

         New York: Peter Lang Pub.

Book with two authors

Donohoe, T, & Johnson, N. (1987). Foul play: Drug abuse in sports. Oxford:


Note: Lists of 2 or 3 authors use the ampersand (&) not the word "and." If there are three to six authors, list each author in the order used on the title page/citation. After the sixth author, use “et al.” to indicate the remaining authors.

Chapter in a volume in a series

Weissman, J.D. (1989). World health has worsened. In D.L. Bender & B.

         Leone (Series Eds.) & B. Szumski (Vol. Ed.), Opposing viewpoints. The health

         crisis (pp.17-26). San Diego: Greenhaven.

Encyclopedia article

Sobieszek, R.A. (1998). Photography. In The world book encyclopedia (Vol. 15, pp.

         408-430). Chicago: World Book, Inc.

Magazine article

Murphy, A. (2003, September 29). Make way for the Ducks. Sports Illustrated,

         99, 54-59.

Newspaper article

Callimachi, R. (2004, February 19). Bi-Mart offers employee buyout. The Seattle

         Times, p.E3.

Article from journal with continuous pagination

Pace, J.L. (2003). Revisiting classroom authority: Theory and ideology meet

         practice. Teachers College Record, 105, 1559-86.

Article from journal with new pagination in each issue

Rogoff, K. (2003). Globalization and global disinflation. Economic Review, 88(4),


Government publication

Congressional Budget Office. (1998). The economic and budget outlook: Fiscal years

         1999-2008. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Television broadcast

Marshall, L. & Clare, A. (Producers). (2004, February 22). Holy cow [Television

         broadcast]. New York: Public Broadcasting Service.

Motion picture

Rhine, G. (Producer), & Rhine, G.& Moreno, F. (Directors). (1992). Wiping the

         tears of seven generations [Motion picture]. Available from Kifaru Productions,

         1550 California Street #275, San Francisco, CA 94109.

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