Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in APA style

Cite A Dissertation in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a dissertation using the APA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title (Level). Institution Name.

Example:

Ossola, A. (2010). The Medias Effect on Womens Body Image. Hamilton College. Recuperato 29 April 2015, da http://www.hamilton.edu/news/story/the-medias-effect-on-womens-body-image

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

“When all you see is a body type that only two percent of the population has, it’s difficult to remember what’s real and what’s reasonable to expect of yourself and everyone else.” (Ossola, 2010)

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