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Quick Guide to APA Citation Style: E-Book Citation

E-Book Sources

E-Books

  • Entire book:

    Basic formats
    Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book [E-reader version, if applicable]. Retrieved from http://xxxxx
    Author, A. A. (Year). Title of book [E-reader version, if applicable]. doi:xxxxxx


            Loewy, E. H. (2004). Textbook of healthcare ethics [E-reader version, if applicable]. doi: 10.1007/1-4020-
                      2252-2

            De Huff, E. W. (n.d.). Taytay’s tales: Traditional Pueblo Indian tales [E-reader version, if applicable]. Retrieved
                       from http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/dehuff/taytay/taytay.html


             Note: If the book was read or acquired through an online library (e.g. Good Books, ebrary, NetLibrary) and not on an e-reader
                       device, omit the bracketed information from the reference.

  • Chapter in a book:

    Basic formats:
    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
    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

    Ernest, P. (2005). Agency and creativity in the semiotics of learning mathematics. In M. G.
             Hoffmann, J. Lenhard, & F. Seeger (Eds.), Activity and sign: Grounding
             mathematics education 
    [E-reader version, if applicable] (pp. 23-34). doi: 10.1007/b105055

            Note:  If the book was read or acquired through an online library (e.g. Good Books, ebrary, NetLibrary) and not on an e-reader
                      device,omit the bracketed information from the reference.  If the e-book chapter does not have page numbers, omit that 
                      part of the reference.

 

  • Cite a Kindle:

    Gladwell, M. (2008).  Outliers: The story of success [Kindle DX version]. Retrieved from http://www.amazon.com

    Brill, P. (2004). The winner's vay [Adobe Digital Editions version]. doi:10.1036/007142363X