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APA Citation Style, 6th Edition: Edition Other Than the First

APA Citation Style

Book Edition Other Than the First

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General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name, year, page number)


Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Title of book: Subtitle(ed.). Location of publication: Publisher.


In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Clayton & Willihnganz, 2017)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Clayton & Willihnganz, 2017, p. 52)


Clayton, B. D., & Willihnganz, M. J. (2017) Basic pharmacology for nurses (17th ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier.

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Page References

Citation information has been adapted from the APA Manual (6th Edition). Please refer to pages 203-204 of the APA Manual (6th Edition) for more information.


ed.= Edition

Rev. ed.= Revised edition

2nd ed.= Second edition

3rd ed. = Third edition

4th ed.= Fourth edition 

Vol.= Volume

Vols.= Volumes

No.= Number

Suppl.= Supplement

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