These disciplines tend to use APA Citation and Formatting Style:
Oliver, P. (2014). Writing your thesis (3rd ed.). Los Angeles: Sage.
(Oliver, 2014, p. 99).
According to Oliver (2014)... (p. 99).
Oliver (2014) states... (p. 99).
There are special rules in APA for citing both books and articles with three to five authors, and six or more authors. For more information on how to cite these kinds of works, please refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Werner-Burke, N., Knaus, K., & Helt DeCamp, A. (2014). Rebuilding research writing: Strategies for sparking informational inquiry. New York, NY: Routledge.
(Werner-Burke, Knaus & Helt DeCamp, 2014, p. 82).
Werner-Burke, Knaus, and Helt DeCamp (2014) argue... (p. 82).
(Werner-Burke et al., 2014, p. 205).
Martinez, C. T., Kock, N., & Cass, J. (2011). Pain and pleasure in short essay writing: Factors predicting university students' writing anxiety and writing self-efficacy. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 54, 351-360. doi:10.1598/JAAL.54.5.5
(Martinez, Kock & Cass, 2011, p. 354).
Martinez, Kock, and Cass (2011) recommend... (p. 354).
Martinez et al. (2011) believe... (p. 355).
Clay, R.A. (2007). Writing well. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/gradpsych/2007/03/writing.aspx
American Library Association. (2015, February 9). Framework for information literacy for higher education. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework
For websites or sections in websites, give as much information as you can find in the reference for the reference page. For in-text citations, use section headings or paragraph designations (or both) to help your reader find the section you are citing when there are no page numbers.
(Clay, 2007, Make Writing A Habit section).
(Clay, 2007, para. 6).
(American Library Association, 2015, Information Has Value section).
(American Library Association, 2015, para. 8).
According to Clay, (2007)... (Making Writing a Habit section, para. 1).
According to Clay, (2007)... (para. 6).
The American Library Association (2015) claims... (Information Has Value section, para. 2).
The American Library Association (2015) claims... (para. 8).
The following guidelines are recommended in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Please check with your supervising professor to see whether strict APA formatting should be observed for your project.
Formatting the Title Page of Your Paper
Formatting Your Abstract
Formatting Your References Page
APA Sample Papers With Formatting Notes