Answered By: Matt Stevons
Last Updated: Jan 07, 2019     Views: 258

For a tutorial about the basics of citing books see the below resource from APA's Academic Writer:

Book Reference

Learn how to format references for whole books, including both authored books and edited books.

Academic Writer

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You can also find a sample reference citations for citing books and e-books by going to the Learn section of Academic Writer and searching for book or e-book using the small search box to the right.  Then, click Sample References to see the examples.

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