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APA Reviews


Examples of how to document the most common types of reviews 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.


Book review

Gussow, M. (2001, June 5). Memoir of an offbeat clan strikes a chord [Review of the book

How I came into my inheritance and other true stories]. The New York Times, p. E1.

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Film review

Tyler, I. K. (1986). The counter-swing of the pendulum [Review of the film The

communications revolution]. Mass Communication Quarterly, 27, 87.

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