|A brief guide to creating a bibliography using the APA 5th Edition (American Psychological Association) style. For further help consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition), or The Little, Brown Handbook - ask for these publications at the Reference Desk.|
As with making any bibliography, arrange the entries alphabetically by the author's last name. Remember to double-space and indent after the first line.
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Use capital letter also for first word of subtitle.
Evans, P.M. (2001). Controlling people: How to recognize, understand, and deal with people who try to
control you. Avon, MA: Adams Media.
White, R.W., & Watt, N.F. (1973). The abnormal personality (4th ed.). New York: Ronald Press.
To cite two or more books by the same author, give the author's name in all references, and arrange by year of publication, the earliest first.
Jacobs, J.B. (1977). Stateville: The penitentiary in mass society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Jacobs, J.B. (1989). Drunk driving: An American dilemma. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics. (1988). Report to the nation on crime and justice.
Washington, DC: United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
The Times Atlas of the World (9th ed.). (1992). New York: Times Books.
Fox, R. W., & Lears, T. J. J. (Eds.). (1993). The power of culture: Critical essays in American history.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Bergmann, P.G. (1993). Relativity. In The new encyclopaedia Britannica (Vol. 26, pp. 501-508).Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (1994). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume(issue), page number-page number.
Armour, M.P. (2002). Alternative routes to professional status: Social work and the new careers program
under the office of economic opportunity. Social Services Review, 76(2), 229-255.
Boyle, J. & Haines, S. (2002). Severe traumatic injury: Some effects on family caregivers. Psychologicalreports, 90, 415-425.
Crystal, J. (2001). Criminal justice in the Middle East. Journal of Criminal Justice, 29(6), 469-483. Retrieved June 4,
2002, from Academic Search Premier database.
Meyer, P. (1995). Public Journalism and the Problem of Objectivity. Retrieved June 4, 2002, from University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Journalism and Mass Communication Web site:
A science odyssey: People and discoveries: Sigmund Freud. (n.d.). Retrieved July 13, 2002, fromhttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/bhfreu.html
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