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Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of book (edition/volume).

            Publisher. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxxx

Note
For ebooks , include the digital object identifier (doi) in URL form (https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxxx).
 If there is no doi, include the hyperlinked URL
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APA Style - Book References
Section 10.2 of the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition" (American Psychological Association, 2020)
Book - one author
In-text reference

Paraphrase

Direct Quote

… (Greetham, 2013). “…” (Greetham, 2013, p. 10).
Bandura (1977) found … Bandura (1977) found “…” (p. 10).
Reference list
Bandura, A. (1977). Social learning theory. Prentice Hall.
Greetham, B. (2013). How to write better essays (3rd ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.
Book - two authors
In-text reference

Paraphrase

Direct Quote

… (Page & Stritzke, 2015) "…" (Page & Stritzke, 2015, p. 23)
Page and Stritzke (2015) state that … Page and Stritzke (2015) suggest that "…" (p. 23)
Reference list

Page, A. C., & Stritzke, W. G. K. (2015). Clinical psychology or trainees: Foundations

          of science-informed practice (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press.

Book - three or more authors
In-text reference
  • Use the surname of the first author then 'et al.' (meaning ‘and others’).

Paraphrase

Direct Quote

... (Ranzijn et al., 2009) "..." (Ranzijn et al., 2009, p. 6)
Ranzijn et al. (2009) consider ... Ranzijn et al. (2009) propose that "..." (p. 6)
Reference list

Ranzijn, R., McConnochie, K., & Nolan, W. (2009). Psychology and Indigenous

          Australians: Foundations of cultural competence. Palgrave Macmillan.

Book - electronic book
In-text reference

Paraphrase

Direct Quote

… (Bertram & Pascal, 2016). “…” (Bertram & Pascal, 2016, p. 33).
Bertram and Pascal (2016) suggests … Bertram and Pascal (2016) defines … as “…” (p. 33).
Reference list
  • Follow the same rules as with a printed book but, include the digital object identifier (doi) in URL form (https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxxx); if no doi, include the hyperlinked URL.

Bertram, T., & Pascal, C. (2016). Early childhood policies and systems in eight countries.

          Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-39847-1

Book - edited book

Editor, A. A., & Editor, B. B. (Eds.). (Year). Title of book. Publisher.

          https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxxx

In-text reference
  • (Editor’s collection not attributed to individual chapter authorship)

Paraphrase

Direct Quote

… (Kasdorf, 2003). “…” (Kasdorf, 2003, p. 12).
Kasdorf (2003) maintains … Kasdorf (2003) maintains “…” (p. 12).
Reference list

Kasdorf, W. E. (Ed.). (2003). The Columbia guide to digital publishing. Columbia

          University Press.

Book - chapter in edited book

Chapter Author, A. A., & Chapter Author, B. B. (Year). Title of chapter. In E. E.

         Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. x-x). Publisher. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxxx

In-text reference

Paraphrase

Direct Quote

… (Haybron, 2008). Haybron (2008) emphasises …
"…” (Haybron, 2008, p. 21). Haybron (2008) emphasises “…” (p. 21).
Reference list

Haybron, D. M. (2008). Philosophy and the science of subjective well-being. In

         M. Eid, & R. J. Larsen (Eds.), The science of subjective well-being (pp. 17-43).

         Guilford Press.