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Wellehan Library APA Guide: Print Sources

Citing Print Sources

Remember, all reference list entries are double spaced and in hanging indent format.  Example:

References for Print Sources

Scholarly Journal Article with DOI

Archbold, C.A., Hassell, K. D., & Stichman, A. (2010). Comparing promotion aspirations among female and male police officers. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 12, 287-303. doi:10.1350/ijps.2010.12.2.175

First in-text citation: (Archbold, Hassel, & Stichman, 2010) Subsequent: (Archbold et al., 2010)


Scholarly Journal Article without DOI [print]

Jacobson, G. C. (2010). Perception, memory, and partisan polarization on the Iraq war. Political Science Quarterly, 125(1), 31-56.

First and subsequent in-text citation: (Jacobson, 2010) 


Magazine Article [print]

Wolman, D. (2010, May). The autie advantage. New Scientist, 206(2758), 33-35.


Newspaper Article [print]

Weisman, J., Chazan, G., & Power, S. (2010, May 28). Spill tops Valdez disaster. The Wall Street Journal, pp. A1, A6.


Book [print]

Smith, J. (2016). A book to read: Learn to read books. Edinburgh, UK: Pressing House. 


Book with Editor [print]

Wilson, J.K. (Ed.). (2009). The Praeger handbook of victimology. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC CLIO.


Chapter in a Book [print]

Bolton, P., Brunnermeier, M.K., & Veldkamp, L. (2010). Economists’ perspective on leadership. In N. Nohria & R. Khurama (Eds.), Handbook of leadership theory and practice (pp. 239-264). Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press.  


Religious/Classical Works

“Reference list entries are not required for major classical works…or classical religious works; simply identify in the first citation in the text the version you used” (APA, 2010, p. 179.)
For example: 1 Cor. 13:1 (Revised Standard Version)


Legal Materials

“A typical reference form for court decisions includes (a) title or name of the case (usually one party vs. another); (b) the citation, usually to a volume and page of one of the various sets of books (called reporters, which usually contain decisions of courts in particular political division, or jurisdictions) where published cases can be found (e.g., the Federal Reporter, Second Series); and finally, (c) the precise jurisdiction of the court writing the decision (e.g., the New York Court of Appeals), in parentheses, including the date of the decision” (APA, 2010, p. 216).
Reference list entry: Lessard v. Schmidt, 349 F. Supp. 1078 (E.D. Wis. 1972)
In-text citation includes case name in italics: (Lessard v. Schmidt, 1972)
For more information about references to legal materials, consult pages 216-224 in the APA manual. 

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