APA FORMATTING AND STYLE GUIDE
by University of Malaya Library (UML)
Single Author Two Authors Three to Six Authors More Than Six Authors Author - Malay Names (without family names) Author - Chinese Names Author - Chinese Names with English Names Author - Indian & Sikh Names (without family names) Inherited Names Conferred titles Local Government Institution as Author Foreign Government Institution as Author Unique Corporate Body Names Organization as Author Conference Names with Numbers Unknown Author
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Berndt, T. J. (2002). Friendship quality and social development. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11, 7-10. Wegener, D. T., & Petty, R. E. (1994). Mood management across affective states: The hedonic contingency hypothesis. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 66, 1034-1048.
List by their last names and initials. Use the ampersand (&) instead of "and."
Three to Six Authors
List by last names and initials; commas separate author names, while the last author name is preceded again by ampersand (&).
Kernis, M. H., Cornell, D. P., Sun, C. R., Berry, A., & Harlow, T. (1993). There's more to self-esteem than whether it is high or low: The importance of stability of self-esteem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 1190-1204.
More Than Six Authors
If there are more than six authors, list the first six as above and then "et al.," which stands for "and others." Remember not to place a period after "et" in "et al." Omit bin/binti
Harris, M., Karper, E., Stacks, G., Hoffman, D., DeNiro, R., Cruz, P., et al. (2001). Writing labs and the Hollywood connection. Journal of Film and Writing, 44(3), 213-245.
Author - Malay Names (without family names)
Asmah Binti Omar Cite as Asmah Omar. (1991). Kemahiran berbahasa. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbitan Pustaka Antara.
Author - Chinese Names
First name first, followed by author initials.
Chu Chin Ning Cite as Chu, C. N. (1995). Simulated counter-current adsorption processes; A comparison of modeling strategies. Chemical Engineering Journal, 56, 59-65.
Author - Chinese Names with English Names
Family names followed by the initials of the English name and the author initials
Vincent Foo Hiap Khian Cite as Foo, V. H. K. (1983). Sarawak: Mini episodes of the past. Petaling Jaya: Fajar Bakti.
Author-Indian & Sikh Names (without family names)
Omit d/o, s/o, a/l, a/p
Narrayani a/p Jeganathan. Cite as Narrayani Jeganathan. (2009).
Cite as it is
Raja Ahmad Niza. Cite as Raja Ahmad Niza. (2009).
Tun Mahathir Mohamad Cite as Mahathir Mohamad
Local Government Institution as Author Foreign Government Institution as Author Unique Corporate Body Names Organization as Author Conference Names with Numbers
Cite under state and followed by the name of department in Malay
Pahang, Jabatan Alam Sekitar. (2009).
Cite under state or country and followed by the name of department in English
New Zealand, Department of External Affairs. (2009).
If the name starts with Foundation (Yayasan), Board (Lembaga), cite as it is given
Yayasan Sabah. (2009).
American Psychological Association. (2003).
Do not include the numbers
Fifth Asia-Pacific Physics Conference Cite as Asia-Pacific Physics Conference
Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (10th ed.).(1993). Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster.
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