Audiobook (CD, audio file)

Important: Confirm with your lecturer whether you are using APA 6th or APA 7th as they are slightly different.

In-text citations


Trekking on the Kokoda track can be … (FitzSimons, 2011).

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the year and a timestamp to indicate the exact starting point of the quote.

"The history of the Kokoda track can be traced back to …" (FitzSimons, 2011, 4:50).

Reference list


Author. (Year). Title (Narrator) [Audiobook]. Publisher. DOI/URL


FitzSimons, P. (2011). Kokoda (L. FitzGerald, Narr.) [Audiobook]. ABC Audio.


Dickens, C. (2013). Oliver Twist (S. Vance, Narr.) [Audiobook]. Tantor. (Original work published 1837-1839)

  • Treat author, year and title as for the basic book.
  • Add narrator’s name in round brackets with given name initial first, then family name. Add audiobook in square brackets.
  • Give the name of the publisher.
  • If accessed online, give the DOI, if there is one, or the URL.
  • If the audiobook was released in a different year to the original publication date, add in round brackets the year the original work was published.