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APA Style: Edition of a book other than the first

APA Referencing

About Citing Books

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Edition Of A Book Other Than The First

Second edition = 2nd ed.

Third edition = 3rd ed.

Fourth edition = 4th ed.

Revised edition = Rev. ed.


In-Text Citation (Paraphrase)

(Buglear, 2010)


In-Text Citation (Quotation)

(Buglear, 2010, p. 39)


Reference List

Buglear, J. (2010). Stats mean business (2nd ed.). Butterworth-Heinemann.




Author Surname, Initial(s). (Year). Book title: Subtitle (edition). Publisher.


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