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Music Citation Guide: Books

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Citation Templates and Examples

  Book with single author (APA 17.1)
Template
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.
 
Example
Phillips, K. H. (2008). Exploring Research in Music Education & Music Therapy. New York: Oxford University Press.
 
  Book with multiple authors (APA 7.02)
Template
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). ,em>Title of work. Location: Publisher.
Example
Campbell, P. S., & Scott-Kassner, Carol. (2014). Music in childhood: from preschool through the elementary grades. (4th ed.) Boston: Schirmer Cengage Learning.
 
  Book with an editor or translator as author (APA 7.02)
Author, A. A. (Ed.). (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Harrison, S. D., & O'Bryan, J. (Eds.). (2014). Teaching Singing in the 21st century. New York: Springer.
 
  E-book (APA 7.02.19)
Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Retrieved from URL

Froehlich, H. C., & Campbell-Frierson C. Inquiry in music education. Retrieved from http://www.ebrary.com
 
  Chapter or other parts of a book (APA 7.02.25)
Print
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of chapter. In A. Editor, B. Editor, & C. Editor (Eds.), Title of book. (pp. xxx-xxx). Location: Publisher.

Online
Cohen, M. L., & Silverman, M. D. (2013). Personal growth through music: Oakdale Prison's community choir and community music for homeless populations in New York City. In Veblen, K. K., Messenger, S. J., Silverman, M. D., & Elliott, D. J. (Eds.), Community Music Today. (pp. 199-216). Landham, MA: Rowman & Littlefield Education.