APA Style, 6th Edition

HOW TO CITE A PRINT DICTIONARY OR ENCYCLOPEDIA WITH AUTHOR(S) AND EDITOR(S)

Author, A. A. (Date of publication). Title of entry/article in sentence case. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of work in sentence case and italics (edition number if available, page number(s) of entry/article). City, State or Country: Publishing Company.

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There are two options for citing this source in-text:

1) Last names of author, year of publication, and page number(s) are placed in brackets at the end of the sentence:

...(Campbell, 2012, p. 27).

2) Alternatively, the citation may be integrated into the sentence with a signal phrase and narrative:

According to Campbell, multiple research studies show the "nutritional, immunological, cognitive, and psychological benefits" of breastfeeding (2012, p. 27). 


APA rules for in-text citation change depending on the number/type of author(s)Count the authors and follow the rule below:

Work with ONE author
Work with TWO authors
Work with THREE to FIVE authors
Work with SIX or more authors
Work with a GROUP, ORGANIZATION or CORPORATE author
Work with NO author specified
INTERVIEW or PRESENTATION (Unpublished)
SECONDARY SOURCE (A source found inside a source)
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