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Citation Information

Below is a selected list of reference examples for APSA Style. For full reference and citation information, the entire manual can be found online at APSA Manual.


General Tips

For in-text citations, use the author's last name and the publication date. Example: (Taylor 2018). For the reference list, list citations in order by author last name. For online sources, always include a DOI, permalink, or shortned URL. 


Author, Albert A., and Bernard B. Author. Year. Title of Book: Subtitle. Place: Publisher.

Journal Articles

Author, Albert A., Bernard B. Author, and Charles C. Author. Year. "Title of Article." Title of Periodical volume # (issue #): Pages. DOI or Permalink.

Chapters from Books

Author, Albert A. Year. "Title of Chapter." In Title of Book, ed. Edmund D. Editor, Pages. Place: Publisher.

Electronic Documents & Webpages

Author, Albert A. Year Last Updated. "Title of Document/Webpage." Name of Website. Shortened URL.

APSA Manual in Snowden Library

APSA Style Manual for Political Science. 2018.  
        CALL NUMBER:  Ref. JA86 .A52 2018 [CITATION STATION]

Other APSA Style Sources