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APA 6th Edition - Copenhagen Business School: Book with no author

How to reference with APA

About Citing Books

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and an example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-text citation (paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.

In-text citation (quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the APA Manual (6th ed.).

For more tips on paraphrasing and quotation

Book with no author

When a work has no author or editor, cite in the text the first few words of the reference list entry, usually the title and the year, and capitalise all major words. Use double quotation marks around the title of an article or chapter, and italicise the title of a periodical, book, brochure or report, both in the in-text citation and the reference list.

In-text citation (Paraphrase)

(Webster's, 2000)

In-text citation (Quotation)

(Webster's, 2000, p. 3)

Reference List

Webster's basic English dictionary. (2000). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.

Format:

Book title: Subtitle. (Year). Place of Publication: Publisher

Helpers

Printable Guide

Mendeley

Mendeley is referencing software which allows you to:

  • store references
  • organise references
  • generate citations
  • generate reference lists
  • share references

To get a Mendeley account on the CBS Library Institutional Licence please visit CBS Mendeley Guide

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