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APA Style, 7th edition - Citing Sources

Book (hard copy)

Polit, D. F., & Beck, C. T. (2018). Essentials of nursing research: Appraising evidence for nursing practice (9th ed.).Wolters Kluwer Health.

Parenthetical citation: (Polit & Beck, 2018)

Narrative citation: Polit and Beck (2018)

Chapter in a book

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of the book chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of the book (2nd ed., pp. #–#). Publisher.


de Chesnay, M., Hart, P. L., & Brannon, J. (2016). Cultural competence and resilience. In M. de Chesnay & B. A. Anderson (Eds.), Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in nursing theory, practice, and research (4th ed., pp. 33-47). Jones & Barlett Learning.

Parenthetical citation: (de Chesnay et al., 2016)

Narrative citation: de Chesnay et al. (2016)


More information about citing specific chapters can be found here on the APA Style site.