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Citation Guides: Articles- Print

How to format print article citations in APA style

Journal, Magazine, Periodical, Newspaper Articles

 

This guide is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed.

For more details and examples, consult the APA Publication Manual in Ely Library Reference (REF BF76.7 B83 2020 c.2).

 

Basic Format

Author, A. A., & Author,  B. B. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume number(Issue number), page range. https://doi.org/xxxx

Note: The title of the periodical and the volume number are italicized.

Note: Because so much scholarship is now digital, most reference list entries end with either a DOI (digital object identifier) or an URL.

Note: Don't include database information for sources located in most academic databases because works in these resources are widely available. (APA Publication Manual, 7th ed., Section 9.30)

 

Article in a Journal or Magazine

McCauley, S. M., & Christiansen, M.H. (2018) Language learning as language use: A cross-linguistic model. Psychological Review, 126(3), 1-33. https://doi.org/10.1036/rev000128

 

Article in a Newspaper (signed)

Guarino, B. (2017, December 4). How will humanity react to alien life? Psychologists have some predictions. The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/12/04/how-will-humanity-react-to-alien-life-psychologists-have-some-predictions

 

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