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APA (7th ed.), Citation Style: What (Title)

Build a Citation - WHAT

The WHAT of the citation can range from the title of the article or book chapter to the title of the entire book.  Here is a list of common elements and the APA example sources of the WHAT.

 

Elements of WHAT

APA Sources

Podcast

APA, p. 345, #93-#94

Apparatus

APA, p. 339, #78

Software

APA, p. 339, #77

Data Set

APA, p. 338, #75

Map, all kinds

APA, p. 347, #100

Editorial

APA, p. 320, #19

Facebook post

APA, p. 349, #105-#106

Lecture notes

APA, p. 347, #102

Lithograph (art)

APA, p. 346, #97

Marble sculpture

APA, p. 346, 397

Medium of recording (CD/ MP3)

APA, p. 344, #91- Album

APA, p. 345, #92-Single song/track

Monograph (report)

APA, p. 330, #51 (non-government)

Motion picture

APA, p. 342, #84

Online forum post

APA, p. 350, #109

Photographs

APA, p. 347, #101

Plaster cast

APA, p. 346, #97

Press Release

APA, p. 331, #59

Reviews (Book, article, film, etc.)

APA, pp. 334-335, Section 10.7; Template p. 334

APA, p. 335, #67-#69

Special issue

APA, p. 319, #12

Tape recording (audio recording)

APA, p. 346, #95-#96

Television episode

APA, p. 343, #87

Twitter

APA, p. 348, #103-#104

Electronic version of a print book

APA, p. 321, #22

APA, p. 322, #26

APA, p. 326, #40

Video

APA, p. 342, #84

Blog post and comment

APA, p. 320, #17-#18

Advance online publication (journal)

APA, p. 318, #7

Manuscript submitted for publication (but not yet accepted)

APA, p. 336, #72

Manuscript in preparation

APA, p. 336, #71

Unpublished manuscript

APA, p. 336, #70

Unpublished raw data

APA, p. 338, #76

Non-English title with translation

APA, p. 318, #10
APA, p. 323, #28

Proper noun in title

APA, p. 165, Section 6.14

Multivolume work/series

APA, p. 323, #30-#31

Translated works/Published in another language

APA, p. 318, #9 & #10
APA, p. 323, #27 & #28

APA, p. 327, #41 & #42

Untitled review of a work

APA, p. 334, Section 10.7

Untitled letter

APA Style Blog, "Archival Documents and Collections"

https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/archival

Volume number of a book

APA, p. 323, #30

Volume number appearing with page numbers

APA, p. 323, #29