Capitalize the first word of a book title and the first word of the subtitle, if any, and any proper nouns.
Put edition and report numbers in parenthesis after book title.
For more rules, see p. 185-186 in the APA manual (6th).
Reference to a book, one author.
Author, A. A. (date). Title of work. Location: Publisher.
Blobaum, P. M. (2009). How to teach APA style to nursing students. Chicago: Williamsen.
Note: the indent should be 1/2" or 5 to 7 spaces, or the typical "tab" key spacing. DOUBLE SPACE entries.(The examples are single spaced to save room in LibGuide)
Reference to a book, two or more authors.
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (date). Title of work. Location: Publisher.
Beck, C. A. J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths, and future prospects. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Reference to an edited book.
Editor, A. A., & Editor, B. B. (Eds.). (date). Title of work. Location: Publisher.
Gibbs, J. T., & Huang, L. N. (Eds.). (1991). Children of color: Psychological interventions with minority youth. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book.
Author, A. A. (date). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp.xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.
Note: the change in editor's last name first rule; 6th edition requires editor first initials first, see p. 202-3 APA manual)
Bjork, R. A. (1989). Retrievel inhibition as an adaptive mechanism in human memory. In H. L. Roediger III & F. I. M. Craik (Eds.), Varieties of memory and consciousness (pp. 309-330). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.