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American Psychological Association Style Guide - 7th Edition

Journal Article with a DOI (One author example)

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 317

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name, Year)

Example

(Palackalody, 2019)
 

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume number(issue number), page numbers. DOI

Example

Palackalody J. D. (2019). Psychosocial journey of heart transplantation patients: A literature review. Transplant Journal of Australasia, 28(3), 16-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.33235/tja.28.3.16-19 

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Helpful Hints

Include up to 20 authors credited on your article in the references list using the basic format provided. If there are 21 or more authors, see formatting guidance in the 21 or More Authors tab.

Do not include database information unless knowing the database is necessary for retrieving the article. 

If your article is missing any element of the citation (i.e. volume or issue number) omit that information from your citation.

Article without a DOI, from Most Databases (One Author example)

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 317

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name, Year)

Example

(Casas, 2019)
 

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume number(Issue number), Page numbers.

Example

Casas, X. (2019). They are girls, not mothers: The violence of forcing motherhood on young girls in Latin America. Health & Human Rights: An International Journal, 21(2), 157-167. 

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Helpful Hint

Do not include database information unless knowing the database is necessary for retrieving the article. 

Journal Article with Multiple Authors

Publication Manual of the APA 2019 p. 317

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name & Author2 Last name, Year)

Example

(Sharp & Dennis, 2017)
 

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First initial. Middle initial. & Author2 Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume number(issue number), Page numbers. DOI

Example

Sharp, E. & Dennis, M. S. (2017). Model drawing strategy for fraction word problem solving of fourth-grade students with learning disabilities. Redemial and Special Education38(3), 181-192. https://doi.org/10.1177/0741932516678823

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Article in Advance Online Publication

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 318

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name et al., Year)

Example

(Dhair et al., 2020)
 

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First initial. Middle initial., Author2 Last name, First initial. Middle initial., & Author3 Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical. Advance online publication. DOI

Example

Dhair, A., Nubani Husseini, M., & Abed, Y. (2020). The effects of nutrition-related patterns on primary infertility among couples in Gaza Strip: A case-control study. Journal of Health and Social Sciences. Advance online publication. doi10.19204/2020/thff12

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Article In Press

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 318

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name et al., in press)

Example

(Kovarik et al., in press)
 

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First initial, Author2 Last name, First initial, Author3 Last name, First initial, & Author4 Last name, First initial. (in press). Title of article. Title of Periodical. DOI

Example

Kovarik, C., Lee, I., Tejasvi, T., & Lipoff, J. B. (in press). Invited commentary on the letter "The COVID-19 crisis: A unique opportunity to expand dermatology to underserved populations." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.155

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Journal Article Published in Another Language

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 318

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name, Year)

Example

(Leuci, 2019)
 

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First initial. (Year). Title of article in original language [Title translated into English]. Title of Periodical, Volume(Issue), page numbers.

Example

Leuci, V. (2019). Gloria escribe versos: Mujer y escritura en el mundo poetico de Gloria Fuertes [Gloria writes verses: Woman and writing in the poetic world of Gloria Fuertes]. Confluencia, 35(1), 69-82.

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Article Proprietary Database

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 296, 319

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name, Year)

Example

(Karaim, 2017)
 

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Database.

Example

Karaim, R. (2017). Muslims in America. CQ Researcher.

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Helpful Hints

At Shippensburg these would be examples from CQResearcher, or elsewhere, it migh the Corchrane Database of Systemic Review, UpToDate Databases, or ProQuest Dissertations and Thesis Global.

You'll include the database name only when it is necessary for someone to know the database in order to retrieve the same article, i.e. when the database publishes original content and you need a subscription to access. 

Do not include database information for most academic databases (ex: PsycINFO, Academic Search Ultimate, or JSTOR).

Magazine Article

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 320

In-Text

Model

(Author1 Last name & Author2 Last name, Year)

Example

(Paquette & Patel, 2020)
 

Reference

Model

Author1 Last name, First initial. Middle initial. & Author2 Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year, Month). Title of article. Title of Magazine, Volume number(Issue number), page numbers.

Example

Paquette, E. & Patel, A. (2020, March). What's missing from medical training. Scientific American, 322(3), 14.

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Newspaper Article

Publication Manual of the APA 2020 p. 320

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name, Year)

Example

(Brody, 2020)
 

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First initial. Middle initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Periodical, URL or section.

Example

Brody, J. E. (2020, Feb. 20). Half of us face obesity, dire predictions show. The New York Times.

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Helpful Hints

Citation is for print and online newspapers, not online news websites (for news websites see Web Sources tab).