How do you cite a book using APA-style?
Two Book Examples:
Jewell, T. E., & Hart, W. B. (1996). Interpersonal communication: Student workbook. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Frey, L. R., Botan, C. H., & Kreps, G. L. (2000). Investigating communication: An introduction to research methods. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
What about an edited book (APA-style)?
Iyengar, S., & Reeves, R. (Eds.). (1997). Do the media govern? Politicians, voters, and reporters in America. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
What about a chapter from an edited book (APA-style)?
Rogers, E. M., & Hart, W. B. (1997). A paradigmatic history of agenda-setting research. In S. Iyengar & R. Reeves (Eds.), Do the media govern? Politicians, voters, and reporters in America (pp. 225-236). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
What about an article in an academic journal (Gangman-style, I mean APA style)?
Hart, W. B., (1999). Interdisciplinary influences in the study of intercultural relations: A citation analysis of the International Journal of Intercultural Relations. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 23, 575-589.
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One of the best online sources for how to cite books, articles, etc. is Purdue University's Research and Citation Resources website. This site covers APA and other methods.
Note: The above is based on the 6th edition of the APA manual.