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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: No Author

Sections 8.14, 9.12, 9.49

In General: 
  • When the author of a work is not known, move the the title of the work to the author position.
  • Only use "Anonymous" if the work is signed "Anonymous."  
  • A group (organization, association, or company) can serve as an author.  For such group authors, look under Books with One or Two Authors or Editors for an example. 
General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Book Title [often shortened], Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
(Book Title [often shortened], Year, Page Number)
Title of book. (Year)Publisher Name. https:// DOI OR https:// URL of article (if applicable) 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (String of Pearls, 1850)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (String of Pearls, 1850, pp. 457-462)
The string of pearls, or, the barber of Fleet Street: A domestic romance. (1850). E. Lloyd