APA Examples - Articles - Electronic

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In-text

Standard in-text citation examples are in Getting started - In-text citation.

Reference List

With a DOI

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(issue), pages. https://doi.org/xx.xxx.xxxx.xxxxx

Example

Fox, G., & Manley, M. (2009). Hardness methods for testing maize kernels. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57(13), 5647-5657. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf900623w

For information about DOIs and formatting them see the DOIs and URLs button below.

Without a DOI and from an academic database

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(issue), pages.

Example

Vessenes, P. M. (2003). The secrets of managing your time. Journal of Financial Planning, 16(8), 30-32.

Without a DOI with a non-database URL

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(issue), pages. http://xx.xxx.xxxx.xxxxx

Example

Labbo, L.D., & Place, K. (2010). Fresh perspectives on new literacies and technology integration. Voices from the Middle, 17(3), 9-18. https://www.learntechlib.org/p/65869/

Notes

The issue number (1) is not italicised.

If a journal does not have an issue number evident, omit it.

Only include a database name and URL where there is no DOI and the resource is ONLY available through that database (e.g. DynaMed, ERIC and Cochrane databases).

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For more information about Authors, DOIs and numbering for Pages, volumes and issues see the Authors and Page numbers buttons below.

See also Database information in references, Journal articles, and DOIs and URLs.