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CITINGARTICLES,BOOKS&ELECTRONICDATABASES

AmericanPsychologicalAssociation(APA)Format(5thEdition)
PrintResources
JournalArticle,PaginatedbyVolume (Firstpageofeachissuebeginswherelastissueended)
Pohler,H.F.(2006).Alittlegoesalongway:Clinicalmanagementofcalciumchannelblocker
overdose.JournalofEmergencyNursing,32,347349.
JournalArticlePaginatedbyIssue (Eachissuebeginswithpage1)
Briggs,L.A.,Brown,H.,Kesten,K.,&Heath,J.(2006).Certification:Abenchmarkforcriticalcarenursing
excellence.CriticalCareNurse,26(6),4753.
Book
Field,A.(2005). DiscoveringstatisticsusingSPSS(2nd ed.).LondonSagePublicationsLtd.
ChapterinanEditedBook
Albanese,M.P.(2006).Nursingpracticeandthenursingprocess.InE. J. Mi ll s( Ed .), TheLippincott
ManualofNursingPractice(8thed.,pp.723).Philadelphia:LippincottWilliams&Wilkins.
Dissertation
Smith,C.M.(2007).Comparisonofwebbasedinstructionaldesignsinapainmanagementprogramfor
nursingprofessionaldevelopment.Unpublisheddoctoraldissertation,StateUniversityofNewYork,
Buffalo.
ElectronicFormats
OnlineArticlefromJournalw/IdenticalPrintVersion
Pohler,H.F.(2006).Alittlegoesalongway:Clinicalmanagementofcalciumchannelblockeroverdose
[Electronicversion].JournalofEmergencyNursing,32,347349.
ArticlefromOnlineJournal(Noidenticalprintversion)
Wojciechowski,E.&Cichowski,K.(2007).Acasereview:Designinganewpatienteducationsystem.The
InternetJournalofAdvancedNursingPractice,8(2).RetrievedMarch1,2007from
http://www.ispub.com/ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijanp/vol8n2/education.xml
ChapterinElectronicBook(fromdatabase)
Albanese,M.P.(2006).Nursingpracticeandthenursingprocess.InE. J. Mi ll s( Ed .), TheLippincott
ManualofNursingPractice(8thed.).Philadelphia:LippincottWilliams&Wilkins.RetrievedJanuary
22,2007,fromBooks@Ovid.
SelectedElectronicFullTextDatabases
ChapterinUpToDate:
Marion,D.W.(2007).Diaphragmaticpacing.InRose,B.D.(Ed.),UpToDate. Waltham,MA:UpToDate.
RetrievedFebruary29,2007.
DatabaseinMicromedex:
Martindale:thecompletedrugreference.(n.d.).RetrievedonJanuary20,2006,from
http://www.thomsonhc.com.GreenwoodVillage,Co:ThomsonMicromedex.
IndividualDocumentinMicromedex:
Eveningprimroseoiltherapyofpolyunsaturatedfatdeficiency.(n.d.).DRUGDEXSystemRetrieved
January20,2006,fromhttp://www.thomsonhc.com.GreenwoodVillage,CO:Thomson
Micromedex.
(ForotherexamplefromMicromedex,see:http://www.micromedex.com/about_us/legal/cite/#apa
NonperiodicalWebDocument,WebPage,orReport
Neyhart,D.&Karper,E.(2007).TheOWLatPurdue:APAformattingandstyleguide.RetrievedMay1,
2006fromhttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.
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ADDITIONALNOTES:
GeneralGuidelines:
Iftherearemorethansixauthors,listthefirstsixasaboveandthen"etal."(meaning"andothers").
Thefirstlineofthereferenceisflushleft. Linesthereafterareindentedasagroup,afewspaces,to
createahangingindention.
Useitalicsfortitlesofbooks,newspapers,magazines,andjournals.
Arrangeentriesinalphabeticalorder
Articles:
Givevolumenumbersformagazines,journals,andnewsletters.Includetheissuenumberforjournals
ifandonlyifeachissuebeginsonpage1.
Onlinearticlesfollowthesameguidelinesforprintedarticles.Includeallinformationavailable,including
anissuenumberinparentheses,butnottypicallythepagenumbers.
Whenreferencinganarticlefromanonlinejournalthatalsohasaprintversion,theURLisnot
required.Use"Electronicversion"inbracketsafterthearticle'stitle.
Books:
Forpublisherslocation,alwayslistthecityalsoincludethestateifthecityisunfamiliarorcouldbe
confusedwithacityinanotherstate.
InternetResources:
Whencitingwebresources,listasmuchinformationaspossibleyouwontalwaysfindeverything.
WhenanInternetdocumentismorethanoneWebpage,provideaURLthatlinkstothehomepageor
entrypageforthedocument.
Ifthere isn'tadateavailableforanInternetdocument,use(n.d.)fornodate.
Whenreferencingmaterialobtainedfromanonlinedatabase,provideappropriateprintcitation
information(formattedjustlikea"normal"printcitationwouldbeforthattypeofwork).Thenadd
informationthatgivesthedateofretrievalandthenameofthedatabase.

Adaptedfrom:
TheOWLatPurdue.http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.
TheWritingCenter,UniversityofWisconsinMadison. http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/DocAPA.html

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