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APA Bibliography Examples

Citation Style Guides

The library maintains copies of each print style guide in the Reference Collection on the main floor, organized by the call numbers below.


The following are examples of bibliographic references in APA citation style for a variety of common sources. These examples should not be considered exhaustive.  If you are unsure how to cite a particular source, refer to a citation style guide or consult with your instructor or a reference librarian

Bibliography Examples in APA Style

Book with two or three authors

APA (7th edition):

Kaufman, K. A., Glass, C. R., & Pineau, T. R. (2018). Mindful sport performance enhancement: Mental training for athletes and coaches.
     American Psychological Association.


Edited book chapter

APA (7th edition):

Zeleke, W. A., Hughes, T. L., & Drozda, N. (2020). Home–school collaboration to promote mind–body health. In C. Maykel & M. A. Bray
     (Eds.), Promoting mind–body health in schools: Interventions for mental health professionals (pp. 11–26). American Psychological


Additional APA book references examples

Scholarly Journal Article

APA (7th edition):

Junco, R., Heiberger, G., & Loken, E. (2011). The effect of Twitter on college student engagement and grades. Journal of Computer

          Assisted Learning, 27(2), 119-132.


Newspaper Article (online)

APA (7th edition):

Roberts, S. (2020, April 9). Early string ties us to Neanderthals. The New York Times.


Magazine Article (online)

APA (7th edition):

Sharabl, L. (2021, July 9). How virtual reality could change the way we date. Psychology Today.


Additional academic journal and magazine references examples


APA (7th edition):

Dweck, C. (2014, November). The power of believing that you can improve [Video]. TED


YouTube Video

APA (7th edition):

SOAS University of London. (2019, January 21). Why should we think of mindfulness as a 'foundational capacity' for a flourishing
 [Video]. YouTube.


Additional online references examples

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