Citing Sources: APA Print Sources
(5th Edition)

Below are examples of the 5th Edition APA citations that are most commonly used by students at Harper College. The style you should use is usually determined by the discipline or course in which you are working.

Books

Author(s) or Editor(s). (Year of publication). Title of book. City of publication: Publisher.

Hill, F. J., & Awde, N. (2003). A history of the Islamic world. New York: Hippocrene Books.

APA Manual p. 248

Articles/Chapters from an Edited Book

Author(s) of article or chapter. (Year of publication). Title of article or chapter. In name of editors (Ed.), Title of book (pp. page numbers). City of publication: Publisher.

Stern, K. (2000). Toni Morrison's beauty formula. In M. C. Connor (Ed.), The aesthetics of Toni Morrison: Speaking the unspeakable (pp. 77-91). Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

APA Manual p. 249

Journal Articles

Author(s) of article. (Year of publication). Title of article. Title of journal, Volume number(issue number), page numbers.

Fuller, H.A., & Damico, A.M. (2008). Keeping pace with teen media use: Implications and strategies for educators. Journal of Educational Research, 101(6), 323-330.

APA Manual p. 240

Magazine Articles

Author(s) of article. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of magazine, Volume number, page number(s).

Fineman, H. (2002, March 4). Back from the bat cave: Cheney emerges to test-drive war president's coattails. Newsweek, 139, 22-23.

APA Manual p. 241

Newspaper Articles

Author(s) of article. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of newspaper, p. page number(s).

Schwartz, J. (1999, July 9). U.S. cites race gap in use of internet; Clinton bemoans 'digital divide.' The Washington Post, p. A1.

APA Manual p. 242+

Articles from an Encyclopedia

Author(s) of article. (Year of publication). Title of article. In + Title of encyclopedia. (Vol. number, pp. page numbers). City of publication: Publisher.

Bergman, P. G. (1993). Relativity. In The new encyclopaedia Britannica (Vol. 26, pp. 501-508). Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica.

APA Manual p. 250

Government Publications

Author(s) of publication. (Year of publication). "Title of statistical table." Title of Publication. City of publication: Publisher. Page number, Table number.

Congress. House. (2003). Telephone directory, United States House of Representatives. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

APA Manual p. 256+