APA 7th edition (no ampersand) Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to APA 7th edition (no ampersand) citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in APA 7th edition (no ampersand).

cite APA 7th edition (no ampersand)  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the APA 7th edition (no ampersand) referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in APA 7th edition (no ampersand)

Here’s an example book citation in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
APA 7th edition (no ampersand) citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the APA 7th edition (no ampersand) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in APA 7th edition (no ampersand)

Here’s a APA 7th edition (no ampersand) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in APA 7th edition (no ampersand):
Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in APA 7th edition (no ampersand)? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an APA 7th edition (no ampersand) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video APA 7th edition (no ampersand) in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in APA 7th edition (no ampersand)

Here’s a APA 7th edition (no ampersand) citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video APA 7th edition (no ampersand)?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using APA 7th edition (no ampersand) referencing style

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a podcast episode in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in APA 7th edition (no ampersand)

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in APA 7th edition (no ampersand).
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using APA 7th edition (no ampersand) referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in APA 7th edition (no ampersand) is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in APA 7th edition (no ampersand).
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in APA 7th edition (no ampersand):
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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