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APA 7th Edition - Citation Guide - CBS Library

Foreign Language Books


Author, A. A. (Year). Foreign title [Translated title]. Publisher.


Paz, O. (1959). El laberinto de la soledad [The labyrinth of solitude]. Fondo de Cultura Económica.

As in-text citation:

(Paz, 1959)

Source: Publication Manual, 10.2 (examples 27-28)

Using Mendeley? (or another reference management tool)

For a correct APA 7th reference, check the following:

- Reference Type is “Book”.

- The following fields are filled out

  • Title (add the translated title in [ ] after the title, please note that it will be in italic in your reference list, this needs to be corrected manually)
  • Author(s)
  • Year
  • Edition (if not 1st edition)
  • Publisher
  • DOI or URL (if eBook)

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