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APA Citation

How to cite sources in APA style

Basic Journal/Magazine Article Reference List Citations

Print Article

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. Author's Middle Initial. (Year, Month/Date/Season). Title of article. Title of Journal/Magazine, Volume(Issue), Page(s).

Article with Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. Author's Middle Initial. (Year, Month/Date/Season). Title of article. Title of Journal/Magazine, Volume(Issue), Page(s). doi:0000000/000000000000.

Article with URL

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. Author's Middle Initial. (Year, Month/Date/Season). Title of article. Title of Journal/Magazine, Volume(Issue), Page(s). Retrieved from URL.

Scholarly Journal Examples

D'haese, L., Dewaele, A., & Van Houtte, M. (2016, May) The relationship between childhood gender nonconformity and experiencing diverse types of homophobic violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(9), 1634-1660. doi: 10.1177/0886260515569063.

Glas, J. M., Richey, S., Taylor, J. B., & Zhu, J. (2016). Polls and elections: There Is nothing wrong with Kansas: The effect of race and economics on voting correctly in U.S. presidential elections. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 46(1), 158-172. doi:10.1111/psq.12256.

Magazine Examples

Colburn, F. D., & Trejos, A. (2010, Summer). Democracy undermined. Dissent, 57(3), 11-15. Retrieved   from

Mariani, M. (2016, June). Tipping the scales. Psychology Today, 49(3), 70-77.