Leslie Hardinge Library Guides: Writing and Citing

APA Citation Basics
Basic Format for Book
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of the book: subtitle. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example: 
Hughes, R. L. (2012). Leadership: enhancing the lessons of experience. New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin.


Basic Format for Journal Article 
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number (issue number), pages. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy 

Example:
Carter, J. C. (2009). Transformational leadership and pastoral leader effectiveness. Pastoral Psychology, 58(3), 261-271. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11089-008-0182-6

 
Books to Help You Write Better

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Citation Tools
  • Mendeley - free reference manager and academic social network. Using Mendeley, you can make your own fully-searchable library of resources, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device.
  • Zotero - free reference management tool that helps you organize research sources, format and generate in-text citation/footnote and bibliography.
  • Bibme - fully automatic bibliography maker.
  • NoodleTools Express - tool to generate citations.
Citation Tool Tutorial - Mendeley
Citation Tool Tutorial - Zotero
Citation Tool Tutorial - Bibme
APA Formatting in Word
Revised: Sep 7th 2017