APA In-Text and Reference Citations for Books (Electronic)

In-Text Citations      

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Quotation                                                                                     (Martinez, 2009, p. 3)                                                Martinez (2009) said, “The way to learn APA is to use a guide as a cross-reference” (p. 3).                                               
Paraphrase  (Martinez, 2009) Martinez (2009) said APA does not need to be memorized.
 

Reference citation for an electronic-only book 

Author, A. A. (year of publication). Title of work. Retrieved from URL

Gerardy, L. A. (2010). Young minds at play. Retrieved from http://onlinebooks.com/youngminds030%.asp

Reference citation for an electronic version of a print book

Author, A. A. (year of publication). Title of work [Version description]. Retrieved from URL

Martinez, D. L. (2009). Writing in the online environment [Adobe Digital Editions version]. Retrieved from http://onlinewritingbooks.com/index

Reference citation for an e-book with a DOI 

Author, A. A. (year of publication). Title of work. http://dx.doi.org/xxxxx

Martinez, D. L. (2009). Writing with a sense of humor.  http//dx.doi.org/10.1036/0091393733

or

Author, A. A. (year of publication). Title of work. doi: xxxxx

Martinez, D. L. (2009). Writing with a sense of humordoi:  10.1036/0091393733