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APA Style

Citation guide for the Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association (7th ed).

Basic Dictionary Entries

Online Dictionary

Merriam-Webster. (n.d.) Literacy. In dictionary. Retrieved April 24, 2014, from

*Parenthetical citation: (Merriam-Webster, n.d.)

Print Dictionary

Merriam-Webster. (2011). Heliophile. In Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (11th ed., p. 816).

*Parenthetical citation: (Merriam-Webster, 2011)

Basic Encyclopedia Entries

Online Encyclopedia

From a library database:

Maher, J. (2010). Work and mothering. In A. O' Reily (Ed.),  Encyclopedia of motherhood (Vol. 3, pp. 1278-1238). SAGE

From a website:

Beck, J. (2015). Music composition. In The Canadian encyclopedia. Retrieved May 22, 2020, from

Print Encyclopedia

King, P., & Wester, L. (1999). Hawaii. In The world book encyclopedia (Vol. 9, pp. 99-110). World Book.