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NUR 210 Introduction to Nursing Practice: Roles and Responsibilities: APA

Course guide for NUR 210.

APA Citation Examples

Resource Type

Citation Format


In text

Journal Articles




Single author

Author, A. A. (year)Title of articleTitle of Periodicalvol(issue), pp-pp.

Godfrey, D. G. (2005)Adapting historical citations to APA styleJournal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media49(4), 544-547

(Godfrey, 2005)

Multiple authors

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year)Title of articleTitle of Periodicalvol(issue), pp-pp.

Kiselica, A. M., & Ruscio, J. (2014). Scientific communication in clinical psychology: Examining patterns of citations and referencesClinical Psychology & Psychotherapy21(1), 13-20

(Kiselica & Ruscio, 2014)

More than twenty-one authors

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., repeat for authors 3-19...Author, Z.Z.  (year)Title of articleTitle of Periodicalvol(issue), pp-pp.

See example at APA Style Blog:

(Author et al., 2019)

Resource Type

Citation Format


In text





Single author

Author, A. A. (year)Title of book. Publisher

Orwell, G. (1946)Animal farm. Harcourt, Brace & Company

(Orwell, 1946)

Chapter in a book

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year)Title of chapter or entry. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.)Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx)Publisher

Dalrymple, P.W., & Smith, L.C. (2011)Organization of information and search strategies. In R.E. Bopp & L.C. Smith (Eds.)Reference and information services:  An introduction (pp. 95-120)Libraries Unlimited.

(Dalrymple & Smith, 2011)
            Corporate or Group Author Name of organization(year)Title of book (edition) American Psychological Association(2019)Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.)

First Citation: (American Psychological Association [APA], 2019)

Subsequent citations: (APA, 2019)

Resource Type

Citation Format


In text






Director, B.B. (Director)(Year)Title of film [Film]Studio.

Trevorrow, C. (Director)(2015)Jurassic World [Film]Universal Studios Home Entertainment

(Trevorrow, 2015)

YouTube video (streaming video) with author

Author, A. A. [User name](year, month day)Title of video [Video]Platform. http://xxxxx

Fallon, J. [The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon](2016, June 10)President Obama on Daughters Sasha and Malia’s White House Unbringing [Video]. Youtube.

(Fallon, 2016)

YouTube video (streaming video) without author

User name(year, month day)Title of video [Video file]. Platform. http://xxxx

Alvernia Library(2015, April 13)Evaluating Websites [Video]. Youtube.  

(Alvernia Library, 2015)

Resource Type

Citation Format


In text





General format

Author, A. A. (date)Title of document. Site Name. http://xxxxx Roberts, D. (2016, July 25)Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion after long sale process. Yahoo. (Roberts, 2016)

Site as author

Site Name. (date). Title of page. http://xxxxx

CBS News. (2016). Jimmy Walker wins PGA Championship.

(CBS News, 2016)

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