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APA: Proceedings of Meetings and Conference Presentations


Examples of how to document the most common types of proceedings of meetings and symposia are illustrated in this document. However, you might need to use a reference for a source which is not listed on this document.

In such a case, refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. (2001). (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Choose the example that is most like your source and follow that format.


Annually published proceedings

Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI 1999 Conference on Human Factors in

Computing Systems. Pittsburgh, PA, May 15–20, 1999. Reading, MA:

Addison-Wesley, 1999.

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Paper in proceedings

McDaniel, S. E., G. M. Olson, & J. C. Magee. (1996). Identifying and analyzing multiple

threads in computer-mediated and face-to-face conversations. Proceedings of the

ACM 1996 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Proceedings

of the Association for Computing Machinery, Boston, MA, November 16–20, 1996

(pp. 39-47). New York: Association for Computing Machinery.

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Published contribution to a symposium

Hernandez, M. C., & Tregaskis, R. P. (1993). Race, ethnicity, and class in American

social thought. In I. Anthony & D. Meyer (Eds.), Massachusetts Symposium on

American Social Thought: Vol. 23 (pp. 27-85). Boston: Harvard University Press.

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Unpublished paper presented at a conference or meeting

Bregman, A., & C. Haythornthwaite. (2001, January). Radicals of presentation in

persistent conversation. Paper presented at the Thirty-Fourth Annual Hawaii

International Conference on Systems Sciences, Maui, Hawaii.

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