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APA 6th Edition - Copenhagen Business School: Edition of a book other than the first

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

Edition of a book other than the first

In-text citation (Paraphrase with the author(s) in the sentence)

Conversely Buglear (2010) argues that….

In-text citation (Quotation)

(Buglear, 2010, p. 39)

Reference List

Buglear, J. (2010). Stats mean business (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Format:

Author Surname, Initial(s). (Year). Book title: Subtitle (edition). Place of Publication: Publisher.

Format for editions:

Second edition = 2nd ed.

Third edition = 3rd ed.

Fourth edition = 4th ed.

Revised edition = Rev. ed.

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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