Narrative Citations: Jackson (2019) and Svendesen and Lober (2020)
How to Cite a Book Chapter in an Edited Book
Last Name, Initials. (Year). Title of book chapter. In Initials Last Name (Ed.), Title of book in italics (page numbers of book chapter). Publisher. DOI if online
Aron, L., Botella, M., & Lubart, T. (2019). Culinary arts: Talent and their development. In R. F. Subotnik, P. Olszewski-Kubilius, & F. C. Worrell (Eds.), The psychology of high performance: Developing human potentials into domain-specific talent (pp. 345–359). American Psychological Association.
Dillard, J. P. (2020). Currents in the study of persuasion. In M. B. Oliver, A. A. Raney, & J. Bryant (Eds.), Media effects: Advances in theory and research (4th ed., pp. 115–129). Routledge.
Parenthetical Citations: (Aron et al., 2019; Dillard, 2020)
Narrative Citations: Aron et al. (2019) and Dillard (2020)
How to Cite a Journal Article
Last Name, Initials. (Year). Title of journal article. Journal Title in Italics, volume(issue), page range. DOI if online
Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217. American Psychological Association.
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Parenthetical Citation: (Grady et al., 2019)
Narrative Citation: Grady et al. (2019)
How to Cite a Blog Post
Last Name, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of blog post. Title of Blog in Italics. URL
Ouellette, J. (2019, November 15). Physicists capture first footage of quantum knots unraveling in superfluid. Ars Technica.
Parenthetical Citation: (Ouellette, 2019)
Narrative Citation: Ouellette (2019)
How to Make Parenthetical and Narrative Citations for Direct Quotes
● Always use p. before your page number.
● If using a page range, use pp. before the range and an en dash between the page numbers.
● Page numbers should immediately follow the direct quote.
● Use a comma to separate the year and page number(s).
Jackson (2019) stated that “…” (p. 20).
As Svendesen and Lober (2020) suggest, “…” (pp. 30–31).
Some authors believe that “…” (Svendesen & Lober, 2020, pp. 30–31).
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