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APA Formatting and Style (7th ed.) for Student Papers

NAU Guide to APA

Textbooks

Note:
  • Check to see if your textbook has a DOI. DOI's may be found on the book's copyright page (usually on the back of the title page). DOI's are hyperlinks (see below).
  • DOIs are written as hyperlinks (ie. beginning with http:// or https://) ex.: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-012-1332-4  
  • Place the DOI after the publisher's name in the reference.
No DOI Pattern:
Author, A. A.,& Author, B. B. (year). Title of book. Publisher.

DOI Pattern:

Author, A. A.,& Author, B. B. (year). Title of book. Publisher. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-012-1332-4  
Note:
  • Check to see if your VitalSource eBook has a DOI. DOI's may be found on the eBook's copyright page. DOI's are hyperlinks (see below).
  • To find the Copyright page in your VitalSource eBook, go to the Table of Contents > Front Matter > Copyright Page.   
  • DOIs are hyperlinks (ie. beginning with http:// or https://) ex.: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-012-1332-4  
  • Place the DOI after the publisher's name in the reference.
No DOI Pattern:
Author, A. A.,& Author, B. B. (year). Title of book. Publisher. 
DOI Pattern:

Author, A. A.,& Author, B. B. (year). Title of book. Publisher. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-012-1332-4  

Note:
  • These instructions are for students with Textbooks from websites (not including VitalSource).
  • If your eTextbook has a stable URL that will work (provide access) for a reader, place the URL of the book after the publisher's name in the reference. 
  • If an eTextBook has no DOI or stable URL, end the reference after the publisher's name.

No DOI or stable URL Pattern:
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year). Title of book. Publisher.
Stable URL Pattern:
Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (year). Title of book. Publisher. https://www.xxxxxxx
Global site tag: