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APA Book Citation Machine

APA citation generator is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA (American Psychological Association) manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, end notes/footnotes, and APA book reference as well. Regarding on APA guidelines it is widely used for citing web sites, journals, newspapers etc.  

Before using APA book citation generator pay attention if the book is a work that is published once, not as part of a regular series. For basic APA book format rather important remains the information if  a book revised and republished: each revision is considered a new edition of the same book.

Citing with APA books format, please note, a book is distinguished from an edited book in that the entire text of the work is written by the same author, group of authors, or institution. If individual sections of the work you are citing were written by different authors, refer to the page, chapters or edited books. Citation machine required basically the same information in any format for citing a book. Here is the scope of information lack within APA book reference generator for basic format:

  • Author of a book;
  • Year of publication;
  • Title of a book;
  • Edition/ revision or number of a book if any;
  • Place of publication;
  • Publishing entity.

Some books provide an overview of a specific topic, and are valuable in this respect. Other books contain an extended discussion of a very specific subtopic, going to a level of detail which would be impossible in a shorter work.

Very often, a book of this type will be intended as a definitive work. Unfortunately, however, books go out of date-the process of book publishing is long and theories change quickly.

Libraries usually hold onto books long after the theories they contain are proven invalid. Therefore using APA citation book citation machine is important to make sure that the books you use are as up to date as possible.