Example APA Style: Conference paper
Proceedings are contributions to scientific conferences, congresses, symposiums or meetings. They often are published bundled and are formally published in a book or in periodicals. This represents a report about what has been discussed during a particular conference. The APA Style has specific rules for the notation of proceedings or conference papers.
Chapter of proceedings in a book
|APA-format||AuthorLastname, FirstInitial. (Year). TitleConferencePaper. In Editor1Initial. Editor1LastName & Editor2Initial. Editor2Lastname. (Ed.), TitleProceedings (pp. Firstpage–Lastpage). City, State/Country: NamePublisher. (instead of the publisher you can also use the URL or doi)|
|In reference list||Katz, I., Gabayan, K. & Aghajan, H. (2007). A multi-touch surface using multiple cameras. In J. Blanc-Talon, W. Philips, D. Popescu & P. Scheunders (Red.), Lecture notes in Computer Science: Vol 4678. Advanced concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems (pp. 97-108). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74607-2_9|
|In the text|
- Research suggests that … (Katz, Gabayan & Aghajan, 2007).
- Katz, Gabayan and Aghajan (2007) found that … .
|Open example in the APA Citation Generator|
Paper from online proceeding
|APA-format||AuthorLastName, FirstInitial. (Year). TitleConferencePaper. TitleProceedings, volume, Firstpage-LastPage. doi:DoiNumber (instead of using the doi, you can also use the URl: “Retrieved from http://Website”)|
|In reference list||Tattersall, I. (2009). Human origins: Out of Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106, 16018-16021. doi:10.1073/pnas.0903207106|
|In the text|
- The paper from the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America suggests that … (Tattersall, 2009).
- In his research Tattersall (2009) found that … .
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