Q. How do I reference an encyclopedia (APA 7th edition)?



Author, A. Title of article. In Title of encyclopedia. Retrieved Month Day, Year from http://www.website.com


Bourne, J. & Merrill, P. Rat control in Alberta. In The Canadian encyclopedia. Retrieved November 2, 2019 from https://thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/rat-control-in-alberta

In-text citation:

(Author, year)


(Encyclopedia Britannica, 2015)


  • Note sentence casing in the titles of the article and encyclopedia
  • If there is no individual author information, replace the author's name with the organization who created the encyclopedia
  • For more tips and examples on referencing in APA format, visit the APA Style website
  • For more information on creating in-text citations, visit the APA Style website's page on citations


  • Last Updated Nov 07, 2019
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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