APA: Reference List

General format
One author

1. Books
Citation for PRINTED BOOK Source

Author(s). (Year of Publication). Title. Place of Publication: Publisher.
Battles, M. (2003). Library: An unquiet history. New York: W.W. Norton.
Invert all authors’ names and give surnames and initials only. Capitalize only the first word of the titles and of the subtitle, and any proper nouns. Omit the publisher’s province, state, or country, if they are well known. Canadian provinces are abbreviated with two letters (e.g., ON, NB, BC etc.).

Several books by same author

Wurman, R.S. (1989). InformationAnxiety. New York: Doubleday. Wurman, R.S. (2001). InformationAnxiety2. Indianapolis: Que.
The author’s name is repeated. If the same author (or coauthors) have several publications in the same year, list them alphabetically and add an “a,” “b,” and “c,” etc., after the date to distinguish them.

Two or more authors

Burka, J.B., & Yuen, L.M. (1983). Procrastination: Why you do it, what to do about It. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.
Put all authors in inverted order and use “&” for “and”. (Use “and” within the text of the report/essay) If there are more than six authors, name the first and add “et al.” (“and others”): Burka, Jane B., et al. Name all the authors in the first citation. Beginning with second citation, use first author and add “et al.”

No author, date, place of publication, or page Second or later edition

New York Public Library American history desk reference. (1997). New York: Macmillan.
When you make your Reference List, alphabetize the entry by title, ignoring A, An, or The. Use “n.d.” when works give no date of publication.

Booth, W.C., Colomb, G.G., & Joseph M. Williams. (2003). The craft of research (2nd ed.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Edition information is put in parentheses. The full name of a university as publisher is used.

Edited book

Mintz, A.P. (Ed.). (2002). Web of deception: Misinformation on the Internet. New York: Information Today.

Multi-volume work Single volume in a multivolume work Encyclopedia article, with author given

Sadie, S. (Ed.). (1980). The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians. London: MacMillan. Naylor, P. R. (1980–81). Footprints at the window: Vol. 3. The York trilogy. New York: Simon and Shuster. Likens, Gene E. (2001). Acid rain. In World Book. Chicago: World Book.
Note the use of “In” with title of reference book. City and publisher of reference book are given.

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Other Media and Human Sources Citation for MEDIA or HUMAN Source Brooks. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Random House. director. (2001). add the necessary details. NBC. National Geographic [Television Program]. compare the same film on DVD or video where you include the medium and the release date (if relevant). 92. Cond.APA: Reference List (cont’d. Perf. (1974). Gene Wilder. Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. van. studio. opera. New York. You may include other relevant information such as names of the writer or performers. M. (1660) Self Portrait. J. Theatre Passe Muraille. Suzanne Smith. Gene Wilder. Marty Feldman. (Director/Writer). When you cite a photograph of a work of art found in a publication. Peter Boyle. or concert) Bali. S. Cond. ballet. Rembrandt’s Eyes. E. 2005. In Schama. Perf. L. Treat a formal interview as a speech above. Gauntley and J. ON. 7 in A. (1813). Perf. Marty Feldman. or course lecture Interview Rosenfeld. LaForty. (2002). Bouchard. Angela Hewitt. (2005. (Director/Writer). op. Toronto. August 31). Roy Thomson Hall. (1999). 1660. (1998). Mehta. Rembrandt van Rijn. Musical composition Painting. Z. (2002). Brooks.S. Lilies. 2002. Dir. 1985. U.84 - Research Success @ Your Library . (1974) Young Frankenstein [Motion picture]. 2001. U. A film citation must include the title. sculpture. February 5) Address: Ontario School Library Association. Masterpiece of the Gods. Below. Annual convention. New York. Bach. Rembrandt van Rijn. Claudio Abbado. Interviews should be cited in the text only: Research is about thinking (T. Deutsche Grammophon.) Format Film or video recording 4. Toronto. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Twentieth Century Fox. Young Frankenstein [Motion picture]. Berlin Philharmonic. Do not include a personal interview in reference list. DVD. Twentieth Century Fox. Television or radio program Sound recording Performance (play. personal interview. academic talk. S. 640. or photograph Beethoven. Peter Boyle. M. Cloris Leachman. Speech. (1660) Self Portrait. May 1. May 10. Italian Concerto in F Major. 1660.S. © 2005 Toronto District School Board . CD 419 218-2 GH. and year of release. M. Toronto. (1735). Cloris Leachman. Symphony no.