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APA 6th Edition Citation Style


Citation Elements in Order:  
1.  Author: Christina Wodtke and Austin Govella
2.  Publication date: 2009
3.  Book title: Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web
4.  Edition, if applicable: 2nd edition
5.  Place published: Berkely, California
6.  Publisher: New Riders


Document Example:



Proper Bibliographic Reference Format:

  • Bibliographic references are double-spaced and indented half an inch after the first line. 
  • Use italics and "sentence-style" capitalization for book titles.

Wodtke, C., & Govella, A. (2009). Information architecture: Blueprints for the web (2nd ed.). Berkely, CA: New Riders.


In-Text Citations:  

Citations are placed in the context of discussion using the author’s last name and date of publication.

    (Wodtke & Govella, 2009)  

    Alternatively, you can integrate the citation into the sentence by means of narrative.

      Wodtke and Govella (2009) discuss eight basic principles of web design.