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APA citations

Example Citations

Book (print, not electronic):

Author’s Name (Last name, Initials). (Year). Title of work. Edition statement. Publisher.

Example:

Ondaatje, M. (1993). The English patient: A novel (1st Vintage International ed.). Vintage Books.

 

Scholarly Journal Article – Electronic

Author’s Name (Last name, Initials). (Date). Title of article. Journal Title, Volume #(Issue #), Pages. DOI # (written as hyperlink – e.g., https://doi.org/10...) Use DOI number rather than URL; no database information needed unless required by instructor.

Example:

Livingstone, S., & Helsper, E. J. (2008). Parental mediation of children’s internet use. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic

             Media, 52(4), 581-500. https:// doi.org/10.1080/08838150802437396 

 

Magazine article:

Author’s name (Last name, Initials). (Date). Title of article. Magazine Title, Volume(Issue), Pages. DOI number or URL

Example (electronic):

Kisner, J. (2020, April). Reiki can’t possibly work. So why does it? The Atlantic.

              https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/04/reiki-cant-possibly-work-so-why-does-it/606808

Example (print):

Kunzig, R. (2020, March). The end of trash. National Geographic, 42-71.

 

Newspaper article:

Author’s name (Last name, Initials). (Date). Title of article. Title of Newspaper, page number or URL.

Example:

Amiri, E., & Nissenbaum, D. (2020, March 9). Afghanistan’s presidential rivals hold parallel inaugurations. The Wall Street

              Journal. www.wsj.com/articles/afghanistans-presidential-rivals-hold-parallel-inaugurations-11583754822

 

Article from a website:

Author’s name (Last name, Initials). (Date). Title of article. Title of Website. URL.

Example:

What is organic food, and is it better than non-organic? (2016, May 14). Healthline

              http://www.healthline.com/nutrition/what-is-organic-food#section2