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APA 6th Edition (scroll down for 7th Edition)

Please see the general and specific examples below and refer to page 203 in the APA manual for more information.

Title of entry. (year). In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of reference work (xx ed., Vol. xx, pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

Title of entry. (year). In Title of reference work (xx ed., Vol. xx). Retrieved from http://www.xxxx

Entry in an Online Reference Work, No Author or Editor

Heuristic. (n.d.). In Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/heuristic

  • See page 205, e.g. #30, in the APA manual.
  • In-text citation: (Heuristic, n.d.)

For information regarding how to cite an authored online dictionary entry, see "How to cite and reference an online dictionary entry in APA Style?".

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

7th Edition

Please see the general and specific examples below and refer to page 324 in the APA manual for more information.

Individual or group author. (year). Title of reference work (xx ed., Vol. xx, pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher.

Individual or group author. (year). Title of reference work (xx ed., Vol. xx). Retrieved Month, Day, Year, from http://www.xxxx

Entry in an Online Reference Work, No Author or Editor

Oxford University Press. (n.d.) Emotional Intelligence. Oxford English dictionary. Retrieved November 25, 2019, from http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/258346?redirectedFrom=emotional+intelligence#eid

  • See page 328, e.g. #48, in the APA manual.
  • In-text citation: (Oxford University Press, n.d., para. 2)

For information regarding how to cite an authored online dictionary entry, see How to cite and reference an online dictionary entry in APA Style?.

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000