Answered By: Laurie Bastien
Last Updated: Jul 06, 2017     Views: 59

You do not have to include a separate citation for each entry you have used from a reference book (dictionary/encyclopedia) if an author or editor's name is provided (See Examples 27 & 28 in the APA Publication Manual, 6th ed.).

However, if you are citing a reference work that has neither author nor editor, the title of the entry moves to the author position. Now you will need a separate citation for every entry from the same source. In practice, this usually applies only to online reference works, however. (See Example 29 in the APA Publication Manual, 6th ed.).

For additional information, visit the APA Style website

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