Victor Valley College  
May 5, 2016

Library Home
Library Catalog
Article Databases
Internet Resources
Other Libraries
Research Tools
Library Information
Library news and events
Citing APA
Print Version

The examples listed below were created by VVC librarians and are based on the 6th ed. of the APA Manual. These examples represent some of the most often used resources found in the VVC library. For further examples, please refer to copies of the manual located in the library stacks and reference collection (BF76.7 .P83 2010).

Caution: If your browser is set to a large text size, the formatting on this page will not display correctly. Note that all citations should be double-spaced and indented five spaces after the first line.

***Be careful to distinguish italicized sections in citations.***


Citing Print Sources
Citing Online Sources

Return to top

Print Sources

 A book by one author  [APA 7.02.18]

Pisani, E. (2008). The wisdom of whores: Bureaucrats, brothels, and the business of AIDS.

New York, NY: W.W. Norton.

 Book by two authors  [APA 7.02.18]

Winchester, S., & Vannithone, S. (2001). The map that changed the world: William Smith

and the birth of modern geology. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

 Book with an editor  [APA 7.02]

Koeber, C., & MacLeod, K.G. (Eds.). (2002). Catastrophic events and mass extinctions:

Impacts and beyond. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America.

 Book by an organization or corporate author  [APA 7.02 - 7.03] 

American Psychological Association. (2007). APA dictionary of psychology.

Washington, DC: Author.

 Article in a reference book  [APA 7.02.25]

DeGange, G. A. (1997). Sensory patterns in infants and young children: Introduction

and infancy. In S. Greenspan, S. Wielder, & J. Osofsky (Eds.), Handbook of

adolescent psychiatry (Vol. 1, pp. 43-54). New York, NY: John Wiley.

 Chapter in a book  [APA 7.02.25]

Schultz, M. (1997). Microscopic investigation of excavated skeletal remains: A contribution to

paleopathology and forensic medicine. In W. D. Haglund & M. H. Sorg (Eds.), Forensic

taphonomy (pp. 201-222). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

 Magazine article  [APA 7.01.7]

Goldstein, J. (2009, October). The new rules for looking younger. Health, 23(8), 40-42.

 Scholarly journal article (volume with continuous pagination)  [APA 7.01.3]

Kranioti, E. F., & Michalodimitrakis, M. (2009). Sexual dimorphism of the humerus in

contemporary cretans—a population-specific study and a review of the literature.

Journal of Forensic Sciences, 54, 996-1000.
 Scholarly journal article (each issue in vol. starts with page 1)  [APA 7.01.3]

Persson, D. I., & Ostwald, S. K. (2009). Younger residents in nursing homes. Journal of

Gerontological Nursing, 35(10), 22-31.

 Article from the "Taking Sides" series  [APA 7.02.25]

Kuczewski, M., & McCruden, P. J. (2008). Informed consent: Does it take a village? The

problem of culture and truth telling. In C. Levine (Ed.), Taking sides: Clashing views on

bioethical issues (12th ed., pp. 34-41). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.
 Newspaper article  [APA 7.01.10]

Byrd, R. (2008, April 6). Students take their science lessons outside. Daily Press, pp. A1, A6.

Return to top

Online Sources

 "Citing Online Articles in APA" (Please read before proceeding.)

 Magazine article from an online database - Academic Search Premier  [APA 7.01.08]:

Shah, N. (2012, May 23). Teenage birthrates. Education Week, 31(32), 5. Retrieved from

Academic Search Premier database.
 Scholarly journal article from an online database (volume with continuous pagination and DOI)
 Academic Search Premier [APA 7.01.01]

Fischer-Betz, R., Specker, C., Brinks, R., & Schneider, M. (2012). Pregnancy outcome in patients

with antiphospholipid syndrome after cerebral ischaemic events: an observational study.

Lupus, 21, 1183-1189. doi:10.1177/0961203312451335

 Scholarly journal article from an online database (each issue in volume starts with page 1 and no DOI)  Academic Search Premier [APA 7.01.03]

Mohammad, M., & Mohammad, H. (2012). Computer integration into the early childhood curriculum.

Education, 133(1), 97-116. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database.

 Newspaper article online database - Newspaper Source Plus and LexisNexis  [APA 7.01.11]

Olsen, S. (2010, June 10). When to buy your child a cell phone. New York TImes, p. 6. Retrieved

from Newspaper Source Plus database.

Krueger, C. (2008, March 10). Alzheimer’s, Down’s link sheds light. St. Petersburg Times

(Florida), p. 1B. Retrieved from LexisNexis Academic database.

 Article from an online database - CQ Researcher  [APA 7.01.01]

Billitteri, T. (2009, October 16). Human spaceflight: Are missions to the moon and Mars

feasible? CQ Researcher, 19(36), 861-884. Retrieved from CQ Researcher database.

 Electronic Book Citation: eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)  [APA 7.02.20]

Black, B., & Weisel, G.J. (2010). Global warming. Retrieved from eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)


 Book chapter from an online database - Opposing Viewpoints  [APA 7.02]

Paluzzi, P., & Kahn, A. (2009). Abuse in childhood impacts the sexual, reproductive, and

parenting behaviors of young men. In H. Williams (Ed.), Opposing viewpoints: Child

abuse. Retrieved from Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center database.

 Article from an online encyclopedia  [APA 7.02.29]

Guignon, C. B. (2004). Existentialism. In E. Craig (Ed.), Routledge encyclopedia of philosophy.

Retrieved from Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy database.
 Internet source - Online scholarly journal article with DOI (Digital Object Identifier)  [APA 7.01.01]

Johnson, C. P., Myers, S.M., & Council on Children with Disabilities. (2007). Identification and

evaluation of children with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics, 120, 1183-1215.


 Internet source - Online magazine article  [APA 7.01.08]

Barrett, J. (2007, December 5). The price of childhood obesity. Newsweek. Retrieved from
 Internet source - Government or corporate report  [APA 7.01.31]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2009). Skin cancer prevention. Retrieved from

 Internet source - No date on source  [APA 7.03.34]

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (n.d.). Climate observation and monitoring.

Retrieved from

 Internet source - Sponsored by institution or university  [APA 7.03.34]

Riddle, L. (2009, April 29). Biographies of women mathematicians. Retrieved from Agnes

College website:

Return to top

Home | Library Catalog | Databases | Internet Resources | Other Libraries | Research Tools | Information | News

Questions, Suggestions, Comments?
Last Modified: June 10, 2013

Athletics | About Our Campus | Accreditation   | Bookstore | Campus Life  | College Catalogs  | College General Information (pdf) | College Maps |  Events of Community  | Job Openings | High Desert Higher Education Center |  Institutional Research | Library | President's Office | Employee Services |   VVC Foundation | Contact Webmaster
All Content 2016 Victor Valley Community College  All rights reserved.
18422 Bear Valley Rd. • Victorville, CA 92395-4271•           (760) 245-4271

Student Services Admissions & Records Departments & Offices Faculty & Staff Directory VVC Home Page Schedule of Classes