Examples of APA Style

Here are some examples of how to cite the materials you may find using the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Note: The examples shown here illustrate citations for a variety of sources, some of which may not be available for the database(s) you are currently searching.

Gale Reference Materials

City planning (1999). In T. Carson & M. Bonk (Eds.), Gale encyclopedia of U.S. economic history, Vol. 1 (2 vols., p. 168). Detroit: Gale Group. Retrieved November 17, 2007 from Student Resource Center Gold via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/start.do?prodId=SRC-1

Freedman, B. (2004). Dinosaur. In K. L. Lerner & B. W. Lerner (Eds.), Gale encyclopedia of science, Vol. 2 (3rd ed., pp. 1243-1249). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved July 26, 2007 from Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/start.do?prodId=GVRL

Lerner, K. L. & Lerner, B. W. (Eds.). (2004). Gale encyclopedia of science (3rd ed., 6 vols.). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved July 26, 2007 from Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/start.do?prodId=GVRL

McGrath, K. A. & Blachford, S. (Eds.). (2001). Gale encyclopedia of science (2nd ed., 6 vols.). Detroit: Gale Group. Retrieved August 23, 2007 from Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/start.do?prodId=GVRL

Morimoto, B. K. (2002). Abacus. In R. R. Flynn (Ed.), Computer sciences, Vol. 1: Foundations: ideas and people (pp. 1-2). New York: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved October 7, 2007 from Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/gvrl/start.do?prodId=GVRL

Najemy, J. M. (2000). Republicanism. In P. F. Grendler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. (6 vols.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Retrieved July 23, 2007 from Shakespeare Collection via Gale: http://shakespeare.galegroup.com/shax/start.do?prodId=SHAX

Magazine Articles

Thomas, V. (2004, February). Listening to solar activity. Astronomy, 32, 28. Retrieved September 8, 2007, from General OneFile via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/ips/start.do?prodId=ITOF

Journal Articles

Sherman, L. (2004, Summer). Forests fight back. Earth island journal, 19, 12. Retrieved October 31, 2007, from General OneFile via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/itx/start.do?prodId=ITOF

Newspaper Articles

Flynn, K. (2002, January 7). T-REX project spawns a SPUI. Rocky Mountain news, p. A20. Retrieved August 23, 2007, from Custom Newspapers via Gale: http://find.galegroup.com/ips/start.do?prodId=SPN.SP00

Play

Hunter, G. K. (Ed.). (1968). All's well that ends well. 2nd Series. London: Arden Shakespeare. Retrieved September 20, 2007, from Shakespeare Collection via Gale: http://shakespeare.galegroup.com/shax/start.do?prodId=SHAX