1. Many library databases (e.g., CINAHL, Scopus, Web of Science) have citation tools to generate citations in APA format.
2. Free EndNote Web account can help with the citation format.
4. Contact the librarian for a consultation.
Entire Print Book
Author's Last Name, First initial. (Copyright date). Title of book. City of Publication, State: Name of Publisher.
Kelly, P. & Marthaler, M.T. (2011). Nursing delegation, setting priorities, and making patient care assignments. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar.
In-text: (Kelly & Marthaler, 2011)
Chapter in a Book/Textbook
Garvin, J. H. & Weiner, M. (2009). Informatics evaluation and outcomes research related to core HIM functions. In E. J. Layman & V. J. Watlaf (Eds.), Health informatics research methods: Principles and practice. (pp. 159-176). Chicago, IL: American Health Information Management.
In-text: (Garvin & Weiner, 2009)
Entire eBook (with doi)
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book [E-reader version, if applicable]. doi:xxxxx
Entire eBook (no doi)
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book [E-reader version, if applicable]. Retrieved from http://xxxxx
eBook Chapter (with doi)
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In B. B. Editor (Ed.), Title of book [E-reader version, if applicable] (pp. xxx–xxx). doi:xxxxx
eBook Chapter (no doi)
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In B. B. Editor (Ed.), Title of book [E-reader version, if applicable] (pp. xxx–xxx). Retrieved from http://xxxxx
Journal Article with DOI
Author. (Date). Title of article only first word capitalized. Journal Name in italics, Volume number in italics (Issue number), page range. doi number.
Pfister-Minogue, K. & Salveson, C.(2010). Training and experience of public health nurses in using behavior change counseling. Public Health Nursing, 27(6), 544-551. doi:10.1111/j.1525-1446.2010.00884.x
In-text: (Pfister-Minoque & Salveson, 2010)
Journal Article without DOI
Mador, R. L., Shaw, N. T., Cheetham, S., & Reid, R. J. (2008). Whose record is it anyway? Putting patients' interests at the heart of the implementation and use of electronic medical records. Healthcare Quarter, 11(4), 90-2.
In-text citation: (Mador, Shaw, Cheetham, & Reid, 2008)
Advanced Online Publication
Muldoon, K., Towse, J., Simms, V., Perra, O., & Menzies, V. (2012). A longitudinal analysis of estimation, counting skills, and mathematical ability across the first school year. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0028240
An Organization’s Webpage (e.g. AHIMA)
American Health Information Management Association. (2012). Medical coding. Retrieved from http://www.ahima.org/coding/default.aspx
In-text: (American Health Information Management Association [AHIMA], 2012)
After 1st in-text, abbreviate: (AHIMA, 2012)
Online Government Document
Government Name. Name of Government Agency. (Year). Title of document: Subtitle. (Report No. xxx [if available]). Retrieved from URL of specific document
Tennessee Department of Health. (n.d.). Advance directives resources. Retrieved from http://health.state.tn.us/advancedirectives/
In-text: (Tennessee Department of Health [TDOH], n.d.)
After 1st in-text, abbreviate: (TDOH, n.d.)
Webber, R. (2012, February). Are you with the right mate? Psychology Today, 45(1), 56-65.
Online Magazine Article (via Google)
Author, A. (year, month). Title of online article. Name of online magazine, Volume number(Issue number). Retrieved from magazine web address Note: Include volume and issue number, if available.
Seltzer, L.F. (2010, November). The psycho-logic of dreams: Pt. 1 of the "Logical Illogic" of the psycho-logical. Psychology Today. Retrieved from http://www.psychologytoday.com/