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APA Format & Citation Style, 6th edition

Entry in an Online Reference Work

General Format 
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year, page number [if available])
 
      References:
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year; if not known, put n.d.). Title of
            entry. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Title of reference work
            (edition, Vol. #). Retrieved from URL
  
Example
 
       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Graham, 2005)
 
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Graham, 2005)
 
      References:
      Graham, G. (2005). Behaviorism. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of
            philosophy (Fall 2007 ed.). Retrieved from http://plato.stanford.edu/entries
            /behaviorism/