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APA Citation Style 6th Edition: E. Entry in a Reference Work

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About Citing

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) -entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) -entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from theAPA Manual (6th ed.).

Entry in an Online Reference Work (p. 205)

General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year, page number [if available])
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year; if not known, put n.d.). Title of
            entry. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Title of reference work
            (edition, Vol. #). Retrieved from URL
       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Graham, 2005)
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Graham, 2005)
      Graham, G. (2005). Behaviorism. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of
            philosophy (Fall 2007 ed.). Retrieved from
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