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APA Referencing Guide

Based on the NWU Referencing Guide.


Printed encyclopedias

Usually encyclopedias are edited and compiled by editors, with contributors writing the different articles. The entry in the reference list will look like that of a chapter in a collected work.

Conteh-Morgan, J. (2003). Modern drama. In S. Gikandi (Ed.), Encyclopedia of African literature (pp. 332-336). Routledge.

Text reference:
(Conteh-Morgan, 2003).

Online encyclopedias

Murphy, J. B., & Van Andel, T. H. (2018). Plate tectonics. In Britannica academic.

Text reference:
(Murphy & Van Andel, 2018).