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APA Style Guide

This guide is intended to help students cite their sources according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (2010).

E-Book (p. 203)

General Format

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author Surname, Year)


In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Author Surname, Year, page number)



Editor last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Ed.). OR Author Surname, First

Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Title of work [Source].

Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx



In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Scrinis, 2013)


In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Scrinis, 2013, p. 34)



Scrinis, G. (2005). Nutritionism: The science and politics of dietary advice [Adobe Digital Editions version]. Retrieved from

DOIs (pp. 188-192)

If a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is listed on either a print or an electronic source it is included in the reference in place of the URL or database name. A DOI is a unique alphanumeric string that is used to identify a certain source (typically journal articles).  

Example: doi:10.1080/14622200410001676305