APA Sample Works Sited Page

Print

Basic Format:

Author/Editor.  (Date).  Title.  (Edition)  Place of publication: Publisher.

Examples:

Book:

Mitchell, T.R.  (1977).  People of the sea.  (2nd ed.)  South Carolina: Hangover Press.

Article/Magazine:

Seagers, Felton.  (1998).  For the Love of Peace.  Journal of South Carolina People. 52, 56-98.

Encyclopedia:

Sledge, Percy.  (1956).  Bay.  World Book.  (Vol. 2, pp. 15-32).  Temple:  Field Enterprise.

Brochures, Reports, Manuals, Audiovisual Media Format:

Author.  (Date ).  Title of work.  (Edition) [Brochurce/Pamplet].  Location:  Publisher.

Interview:

(R. Whitefield, personal communication, December 15, 1999)

Electronic Media

Basic Format:

Author.  (Date).  Title of article.   [Electronic Version].  Title, volume number and page(s).  Retrival date and URL.

The reference should provide a document title or description, a date (either the date of publication or update or the date of retrival), and an address (URL).  Identify the author of the document.

Examples:

Article/Magazine:

Lance, P. (1999).  When the time comes.  Parents, pp. 3-6. Retrived May 15, 2002, from Infotrac database http://www.collection.com

Newspaper Article:

Lomax, Afrika. (1998, December 13).  The history of my people.  Juneteenth Sentinel. Retrived November 19, 2005, from http://www.nytimes.com.

Works:

Aid for children with ADD.  Report of the National Child Health Group.  Retrived December 24, 1980 from www.pete.org.

Discussion List:

Green, M.  (December 15, 1998).  Solinet group discounts.  Library Peer Group Discussion List Message posted February 10, 2003 to SCLDF@FGHBT.SC.US.

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