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APA 7th Edition Guide

Thesis or Dissertation from a Library Database

Reference Page Format:

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of dissertation/thesis [Master's thesis/Doctoral dissertation, Name of institution awarding degree]. Database name.

Reference Page Example:

Thao-Yang, T. (2021). All it takes is one person: First-generation Hmong women's educational experiences [Doctoral dissertation, Concordia University]. Proquest Dissertations and Theses Global.

 

In-text Citation Examples:

Thao-Yang (2021) shared that ...

...(Thao-Yang2021).

...(Thao-Yang2021, p. 65).

Thesis or Dissertation from an Institutional Repository

Reference Page Format:

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of dissertation/thesis [Master's thesis/Doctoral dissertation, Name of institution awarding degree]. Institutional Repository Name. URL

Reference Page Example:

Janssen, K. (2021). Ways technology impact cognitive development in early childhood environment [Master's Thesis, Concordia University]. DigitalCommons@CSP. https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/teacher-education_masters/52

 

In-text Citation Examples:

Janssen (2021) shared that ...

...(Janssen, 2021).

...(Janssen, 2021, p. 22).

Print Thesis or Dissertation

Reference Page Format:

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of dissertation [Unpublished master's thesis/doctoral dissertation]. Name of the institution awarding the degree.

Reference Page Example:

Munson, D. J. (2019). How undergraduate faculty navigate the use of free internet sources for scholarly purposes [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. Nova Southeastern University.

 

In-text Citation Examples:

Munson (2019) shared that ...

...(Munson, 2019).

...(Munson, 2019, p. 36).