The parts of your citation must be put in a certain order based on the "style" of citation you are using.
Basic Author format:
One author: Author''s last name, First Initial. Middle Initial.
Two authors: Author's last name, First Initial. Middle Initial. & Author's last name, First Initial. Middle Initial.
Up to twenty authors: List all authors in above format.
Twenty-one or more authors: List nineteen authors, then ... and last author.
|APA||Book & eBook|
Author's last name, First Initial. (Year).Title of book. Publisher. DOI or
URL [If the source is an electronic format]
|APA Book Example||
Evans, J. (2007). Your psychology report: The essential guide. Sage.
APA eBook Example
Without a Doi
(If from a research database).
Broussard, M. S. (2017). Reading, research, and writing. Association of
College and Research Libraries.
Chapter from a Book Format
Author's last name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year). Title of chapter. In
Editor's First Initial & Middle Initial. Editor's Last Name (Eds.), Title of
book in italics (pp. pages of chapter). Publisher. DOI or URL
[If the source is an electronic format and has a DOI, use the DOI.
If no DOI use the URL or if from a research database, do not use the
|Chapter from a Book Example||
Bryant, A., & Charmaz, K. (2012). Grounded theory and psychological
research. In H. Cooper, P. M. Carmic, D. L. Long, A. T. Panter, D.
Rindskopf, & K. J. Sher (Eds.), APA handbook of research
methods in psychology (pp. 39-56). American Psychological
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