A Quick Guide to Using the APA Citation Style, 5
The following are examples of how to cite common formats. These are only examples. The APA StyleManual, which can only be obtained in print, is the only authoritative guide to using the APA style andshould be consulted if questions arise. You can use the copy at the Reference Desk in Boatwright Library,the copy in the CMC, or buy your own.
Wortham, S.E. (2006).
Learning identity: The joint emergence of social identification and academiclearning
. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Article or chapter in a book:
Huerta, L.A. (2000). Losing public accountability: A home schooling charter. In B. Fuller (Ed.),
Insidecharter schools: The paradox of radical decentralization
(pp. 146-163). Cambridge, MA: HarvardUniversity Press.
Hong, E., Sas, M., & Sas, J.C. (2006). Test-taking strategies of high and low mathematics achievers.
Journal of Educational Research, 99,
Goodwin, B. (2001, November 8). Schools fail Net test.
Article in Encyclopedia:
Unger, H.G. (1996). Teacher unions. In
Encyclopedia of American education
(Vol. 3, pp.970-971). NewYork: Facts on File, Inc.
Wermers, J. (2002, February 15). Report outlines test study plan.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch,
National Center for Education Statistics. (2000).
Teacher use of computers and the Internet in public schools
(report number, if available). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.