Example APA Style: Book

When referring to a book in your dissertation, you have to do so, according to the APA Style, in the following way:

APA-formatAuthorLastName, FirstInitial. (Year). TitleBook (edition). City, State/Country: Publisher.
In referencelistPorter, M.E. (1998). Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors (1th  ed.). New York, NY: Free Press.
In the text
  • Research suggests that … (Porter, 1998).
  • In a study Porter (1998) found that … .
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