APA Format Examples
Single Author Book: Last Name, First Initial, Middle Initial. (Copyright). Title of book (only first word should be capitalized) Publication Place: Publisher.
Example: Smith, G. R. (1997). The history of baseball. New York: Harrison Publishers.
Multiple Author Book: When a work has between two and six authors, cite all authors.
Example: Roeder, K., Simon L., & Smith, J. (1967). Nerve cells and insect behavior. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Interviews: First initial and last name of the interviewee, the type of communication (i.e., personal interview), and the date of the interview
Example: J. Holt, Personal Interview, 12/23/01.
Letter: First initial and last name of the letter writer, the type of communication, and the date.
Example: K. Baten, Letter, 3/4/99.
Periodical Entries: Last name of Author, First Initial. (Publication Date). Article’s Title. Name of Periodical, Volume Number, Pages.
Example: Usor, M. (January 12, 1999) . Markets close at all time high. New York Times Magazine, 12, 44-45.
Newspapers: Author's last name, the Initial of the first name. (The newspaper's date). Title of the article. (Only the first word of the title of article is capitalized unless there is a proper noun in the title). Full Name of the Newspaper, Pages the article is on.
Example: Perry, H. (April 22, 1984). Just eat it. Boston Globe, 12-13.
: Author’s last name, First Initial (Date). Name of the article. [Online]. Available: Web Address. (Date Retrieved).
: Daly, B. (1997). Writing argumentative essays. [Online]. Available: http://eslplanet.com
. (July 31, 2001 ).
Journal Articles: Author’s Last Name, First Initial. (Copyright). Title Article. Journal Name, Volume, Page Numbers.
Example: Reid, M. (1999). Getting it right. The Economist, 4, 234-256.
Television Broadcast: Last Name, First Initial (Executive Producer). (Date of show). The name of the show. City where it was produced: Broadcasting company.
Example: Smith, J. (Executive Producer). (2001, July 31). 20/20. New York : American Broadcasting Company.