Atlas [from Print source using APA 6th ed.]


Treat these much like books, using the title page to find the relevant information. Editors may be more likely than authors.

Standard Form

Author, Initials. (year). Title. Place of publication: Publisher.


The Times concise atlas of the world (9th ed.). (2004). London: Times Books.

Couper, A. (Ed.). (1989). The Times atlas and encyclopedia of the sea. London: Times Books.

Paulin, C. O. (1932). Atlas of the historical geography of the United States. Westport: Greenwood Press.

Citation in Text

... located at an altitude of 1010 metres (The Times concise atlas of the world, 2004, p. 260) the town is ...

Trade to Western Australia (Couper, 1989, p. 135) is concentrated through the ports of ...

Between 1900 and 1930 the Irish-born population of Southern California (Paulin, 1932, plate 74) moved ...



  • Atlases may not have standard pagination.