APA Style 6th Edition
Examples for ERIC Documents and Dissertations/Theses

ERIC Document

Example 22. Limited-circulation book or monograph, from electronic database (p. 204)

Thomas, N. (Ed.). (2002). Perspectives on thecommunity college: A journey of discovery [Monograph]. Retrieved from http://eric.ed.gov/

ERIC Document

Example 62. Informally published or self-archived work, from ERIC (p. 212)

Kubota, K. (2007). "Soaking" model for learning: Analyzing Japanese learning/teaching process from a socio-historical perspective. Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED498566)

EMU Library Guy's take --

Example 62 above is a good model for ERIC Documents (with ED Accession Numbers)

Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses

For a doctoral dissertation or master's thesis available from a database service, use the following reference template (p. 207):

Author, A. A. (2003). Title of doctoral dissertation or master's thesis (Doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Retrieved from Name of database. (Accession or Order No.)

Example 40. Master's thesis, from a commercial database (p. 208):

McNeil, D. S. (2006). Meaning through narrative: A personal narrative discussing growing up with an alcoholic mother (Master's thesis). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 1434728)

EMU Library Guy's take if full-text dissertation/thesis is available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses --

McNeil, D. S. (2006). Meaning through narrative: A personal narrative discussing growing up with an alcoholic mother (Master's thesis). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (Publication No. 1434728)

Example 43. Doctoral dissertation, abstracted in DAI (p. 208)

Appelbaum, L. G. (2005). Three studies of human information processing: Texture, amplification, motion representation, and figure-ground segregation. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B. Sciences and Engineering65(10), 5428.