APA Style, 6th Edition

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

Editor, A. & Editor, B. (Ed. for one editor, Eds. for more than one editor). (Year of publication). Title of work in sentence case and italics: Capitalize first word of subtitle. City, State or Country: Publishing Company.

Note: For works with many editors or an editorial board, list the first editor's name followed by et al e.g.:

  •  Jones, M. et al. (Eds.). 

Formatted example:

Proper Format & Examples:

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:

...(Barton-Bellessa, 2012, pp. 33-34).

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

According to Barton-Bellessa (2012), case management refers to "a systematic process that involves identifying the needs of offenders and matching them with selected services in the community" (p. 33). 


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INTERVIEW or PRESENTATION (Unpublished)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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