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Books (online and in print): General

Author's Last Name, First initial (Year). Book title. Location: Publisher.

Author's Last Name, First initial (Year). Book title. Retrieved from http://www.zzzzzz

Author's Last Name, First initial (Year). Book title. doi:xxxxx 

Entire Book: Print version

Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Entire Book: Electronic version   

Davis, J. (n.d.). Familiar birdsongs of the Northwest. Available from

Entry in Online Reference Work Graham, G. (2005). Behaviorism. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy (fall 2007 ed.). Retrieved from
Entry in Online Reference Work (No author)

Feminism. (n.d.). In Encyclopædia Britannica online. Retrieved from

Book: No author NAICS Desk Reference: The North American industry classification system desk reference. (2000) Indianapolis: JIST Works.
Chapter in a book Wilson, Jr., R.F. (2005). William Shakespear's theater. In J. Rosenblum (Ed.), The Greenwood companion to Shakespeare: A comprehensive guide for students (pp. 47-64). Westoport, CT: Greenwood Press.

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Journal: General Author's last name, first initial (date). Article title. Journal Title, Vol, pages. doi:xxxxxx.
Journal article with DOI   

Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of Marketing, 41(11/12), 1245-1283. doi:10.1108/03090560710821161

Journal article without DOI   

Kenneth, I. A. (2000). A Buddhist response to the nature of human rights. Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 8. Retrieved from

Journal with Non-Continuous Pagination Simmons, C., & Becker-Olsen, K. (2006). Achieving marketing objectives through social sponsorships. Journal of Marketing, 70(4), 154-169
Magazine article

Henry, W. A., III. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, 28-31.

Online magazine article

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number if available). Retrieved from

Newspaper article   

Schultz, S. (2005, December 28). Calls made to strengthen state energy policies. The Country Today, pp. 1A, 2A.

Online newspaper article

Parker-Pope, T. (2008, May 6). Psychiatry handbook linked to drug industry. The New York Times. Retrieved from


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