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Tables & Figures: Citing Sources for Tables and Figures

General Guidelines for Citing in Tables and Figures

The following are templates and examples of how to cite common sources Walden students use; however, we encourage you to review the examples in Chapter 7 of the APA manual.

Journal Article

Template

From [or Adapted from] “Title of Article in Title Case,” by A. B. Author and C. D. Author, year, Title of the Journal in Title Case, volume(issue), p. xx. (https://doi.org/10....).

Example

From “Portrait of Counseling Psychology: Demographics, Roles, Activities, and Values Across Three Decades,” by J. W. Lichtenberg, H. Hutman, and R. K. Goodyear, 2018, Counseling Psychologist, 46(1), p. 70. (https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000018754532)

Corresponding Reference Entry

Lichtenberg, J. W., Hutman, H., & Goodyear, R. K. (2018). Portrait of counseling psychology: Demographics, roles, activities, and values across three decades. Counseling Psychologist, 46(1), 50-76. https://doi.org/10.1177/0011000018754532

Book

Template

From [or Adapted from] Title of Book in Title Case (edition or volume, p. xx), by A. B. Author and C. D. Author, year, Publisher.

Example

From Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy (5th ed., p. 532), by I. D. Yalom and M. Leszca, 2005, Basic Books.

Corresponding Reference Entry

Yalom, I. D., & Leszca, M. (2005). Theory and practice of group psychotherapy (5th ed.). Basic Books.

Edited Book Chapter

Template

From [or Adapted from] “Title of Chapter in Title Case,” by A. B. Author and C. D. Author, in E. F. Editor (Ed.), Title of Book in Title Case (edition or volume, p. xx), year, Publisher.

Example

From “Chapter 5: Collaborative Collection Management,” by E. E. Carrigan, N. G. Buford, and A. G. Ugaz, in S. K. Kendall (Ed.), Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty-First Century (p. 173), 2018, Rowman & Littlefield.

Corresponding Reference Entry

Carrigan, E. E., Buford, N. G., & Ugaz, A. G. (2018). Chapter 5: Collaborative collection management. In S. K. Kendall (Ed.), Health sciences collection management for the twenty-first century (pp. 149–166). Rowman & Littlefield.

Institutional Report

Template

From [or Adapted from] Title of Institutional Report in Title Case by A. B. Author and C. D. Author, Institution Name, year (http://www.urlofreport.com).

Example

From Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2014 by J. McFarland, J. Cui, and P. Stark, National Center for Education Statistics, 2018 (https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018117.pdf).

Corresponding Reference Entry

McFarland, J., Cui, J., & Stark, P. (2018). High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2014. National Center for Education Statistics. https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018117.pdf

Webpage

Template

From [or Adapted from] “Title of Web Page in Title Case,” by A. B. Author and C. D. Author, year (http://www.urlofpage.com).

Example

From “Workforce,” by American Nurses Association, no date (https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/workforce/).

Corresponding Reference Entry

American Nurses Association. (n.d.). Workforce. https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/workforce/