Conference paper published in proceedings

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

In-text citations


Self-management of metacognitive behaviour may benefit from … (Carbone et al., 2002).

Carbone et al. (2002) claim that self-management metacognitive behaviour can be …

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the page number(s).

The design of programming tasks has been linked to the self-management of metacognitive behaviour … (Carbone, et al., 2002, p. 26).

Reference list


Author. (Year). Title of paper. In Editor (Ed.), Proceedings of the Conference Name (pp. xx–xx). City, State/Country, Publisher. DOI/URL

Carbone, A., Mitchell, I., Gunstone, D., & Hurst, J. (2002). Designing programming tasks to elicit self-management metacognitive behaviour. In B. Werner (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education (pp. 533-534). doi:10.1109/CIE.2002.1185998

Whole proceedings

Murphy, C. (2004). Job design and leadership. In G. Stewart, & P. Hyland (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Employment Relations Association. Rockhampton, Australia: CQU.

  • Give author/s of paper, year of publication of proceedings, and title of the paper (no italics).
  • Give editor and title of proceedings. (Use initial capitals for conference name in the title.)
  • Add publication information or DOI. Give URL if no DOI and accessed online.
  • If using the whole proceedings as a source, treat like a book (edited collection).