Copies of the Publication Manual are found in the reference and check out collections of the Philadelphia Campus Library and the Newtown LRC.
The following information identifies where the book can be found. The exact components included in your citation may vary depending on what you are citing.
Below are special considerations for formatting book references.
Small, H. (1999). Florence Nightingale: Avenging angel. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.
West, J. A., & West, M. L. (2009). Using wikis for online collaboration: The power of the read-write web. San Francisco, CA:
Hanson, K., Guilfoy, V., & Pillai, S. (2009). More than Title IX: How equity in education has shaped the nation. Lanham, MD:
Rowman & Littlefield.
Avellino, D., McNamara, L., Ruppel, K., Brown, S., Runowski, C., Wallace, M., . . . Schwabenbauer, L. (2011). Citing sources:
Your guide to navigating APA. Anytown, PA: Reference University.
Greater Delaware Valley buying guide. (2001). New York, NY: Thomas Regional Directory.
Suzuki, L. A., & Ponterotto, J. G. (Eds.). (2008). Handbook of multicultural assessment: Clinical, psychological, and educational
applications (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.).
Washington, DC: Author.
Rhodes-Pitts, S. (2011). Searching for the underground city. In Harlem is nowhere: A journey to the mecca of black America
(pp. 49-84). New York, NY: Little, Brown.
Book chapter in an edited book
Green, J. (2000). Treating women who smoke: The benefits of using hypnosis. In L. M. Hornyak & J. P. Green (Eds.), Healing from
within (pp. 91-117). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Entries in reference books are treated the same as book chapters.
Cook, K. T. (2000). Child find. In C. R. Reynolds & E. Fletcher-Janzen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of special education (3rd ed., Vol. 1,
p. 424). New York, NY: Wiley.
To cite a test review from the Mental Measurements Yearbook, be sure to locate the reviewer's name (generally at the start of the review).
Buros recommends the following reference format at: http://buros.org/pdfs/How-to-Cite-Buros-publications.pdf
Reviewer's Last Name, Initials. (Copyright year of Yearbook). [Test review of <insert Test Title Here.]. In Initials, Editor's Last
Name, Initials, Editor's Last Name, & Initials, Editor's Last Name (Eds.), The <spell out number> mental measurements
yearbook (pp. page numbers of review). Lincoln, NE: Name of Publisher.
Pfeiffer, S. I. (2010). [Test review of the Profile of Creative Abilities]. In R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & K. F. Geisinger (Eds.),
The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 445-448). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
Note: Names of theories are not capitalized. Therefore, "individual psychology" appears in lower case letters.
Adler, A. (2005). Structure and methods of individual psychology (G. Liebenau, Trans.). In H. Stein (Ed.), The collected clinical
works of Alfred Adler: Vol. 7. Journal articles: 1931-1937 (pp. 72-74). Bellingham, WA: The Classical Adlerian
In the in-text citation, list the original author's name, the original publishing date, and the current copyright date of the book.
The in-text citation for this reference would read (Adler, 1932/2005).
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