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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: Entries in Reference Works

Sections 10.2-10.3

General Format 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname [of Article] OR Title of Entry, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname [of Article] OR Title of Entry, Year, Page Number)
 
      References (Quotation):
Author Surname [of Article], First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Reference book title: Subtitle (# ed. edition, Vol. volume #, pp. page range of article)Publisher Name.
 
Note: This provides the formatting for a citation of an entry in a reference work with an individual author. For other examples, see Section 10.3 of the Manual - but generally those without a credited author follow the rule of a group authored work, as follows:


Merriam-Webster. (2013). Illiberal. In Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed.). Merriam-Webster.

 
Example
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
      (Green, 2018)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Munro, 2018, p. 160)
 
      References:
Munro, B. (2018). Data management. In J. Fitzpatrick (Ed.), Encyclopedia of nursing research (4th ed., pp. 160-161). Springer.