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Answered By: Kate Anderson, Business Librarian
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2016     Views: 337

Reference Pattern:

Author. (date). Title. Location of publishing company: Name of publishing company. DOI if available.

Sample Reference:

Smith, J. (2012). Last pet in the woods: A second look. New York, NY: Random House.


Sample In-text Citations that Match the above Reference:

According to Smith (2012), pets should have the opportunity to go outside on a frequent...

Pets belong in the outdoors more often than commonly assumed (Smith, 2012).


Creating Your Own References:

  1. Login to your NoodleTools account
  2. Create a project or use a pre-existing project
  3. Click on the Sources tab.
  4. Click on the +Create New Citation Button.
  5. Click on the tab that best describes where you found the book.
  6. Select book from the menu.
  7. Enter information in the form that appears.
  8. Click on Submit when you are done.

For more information about citing books in APA, check out our APA Guide.