A citation, the information normally used to acknowledge a work quoted in a paper, contains the specifics needed to locate an item. There are different formats for citing books, journal articles, chapters in books, dissertations, pamphlets, DVDs, and many other formats. This guide focuses on books, journal articles, and book chapters and uses the APA 7th edition citation style.
In general, the publication information, which includes authors, date, title, and publisher, identifies a book.
In general, the publication information, which includes volume and issue numbers, date and page numbers, identifies an article.
Chapters of books can be identified by the presence of two titles: the title of the chapter and the title of the book. Two names may be listed as well: the author of the chapter and the editor. The same publication information that appears in a book citation, publisher, and year, will also appear here: