How to Cite Sources in APA Citation Format - Mendeley.
The APA or the official writing style for the American Psychological Association format is commonly used to cite sources in disciplines such as social science, psychology, and education. With our help, you can learn how to cite a pdf in APA by including an in-text citation and corresponding reference list.
The basic format for an in-text citation is: Title of the Book (Author Last Name, year). Examples. One author: Where the Wild Things Are (Sendak, 1963) is a depiction of a child coping with his anger towards his mom. Two authors (cite both names every time): Brabant and Mooney (1986) have used the comic strip to examine evidence of sex role stereotyping.
Finally, you can also cite a single essay or chapter from an edited book using the following format: Author Name (Year). Title of chapter. In Editor Name (Ed.), Title of book (page numbers). Publisher. As such, the Marinetti piece above would appear in the reference list as: Marinetti, F. T. (2005). The founding and the manifesto of Futurism.
In Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. page numbers) (Foreward). Retrieved from publisher's url Retrieved from publisher's url For more details see our APA guide page on referencing books.
Just use the following steps to correctly cite a website in the APA format: Step-by-Step, How to Cite a Website APA Style: Step 1: Collect the required information for an APA citation: The authors, date of publication, title of article, title of online periodical (if available), volume number (if available), (Retrieved) Date, (from) URL of Website.
In-text citation. To cite an image you found online, use the image title or a general description in your text, and then cite it using the first element in the works cited entry and date. Example. The Dream (Rousseau, 1910) baffled art critics when it debuted, mere months before the artist's death in September of that year. Below the image. Figure 1.
Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of an online magazine article in APA style 7th edition: Author (s) of the article. ( Year and month of publication ). Title of the article. Title of the magazine, Volume number ( Issue number ), Page number. URL.