Q. How do I cite an employee handbook?

Answer

The citation for an employee handbook will vary depending on if it is:

  • A print book or e-book
  • A website   
  • For examples, see below or visit the APA Help guide.

Examples:

For print handbook:

Author's last name, Author's first Initial. (Year). Book title in italics. (edition, if there is one). City where it was published, State abbreviation: Name of publishing house.

*Use the company name if there is no author.

Example of print handbook: 

Waller, B. (2018). Smith Corp. Employee Handbook (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

For e-book:

Author's last name, Author's first Initial. (Year). Book title in italics. (edition, if there is one). City where it was published, State abbreviation: Name of publishing house. Retrieved from website address.

*Use the company name if there is no author.

Example of e-book:

Zeinert, K. (2018). Employee handbook. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press. Retrieved from website address.

For a website handbook:

Author's name/Company name. (Year). Title of the handbook in italics. Retrieved from website address.

Example from a website:

Starbucks. (2019). Public policy and internal standards. Retrieved from website address.

For more help, visit the APA Help Guide.

If you have additional questions, contact your Campus Librarians. Thank you for using ASK US.

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  • Last Updated Aug 07, 2019
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