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APA (7th edition) Citation Guide: Article Examples

NWACC Library APA Citation Style (7th Ed) GuideThe 7th edition of APA citation style was published in October 2019.

Article Examples

Refer to the Multiple Authors guidelines, if needed.

Online Article with DOI 

Template

Author, A. A., Author B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(Issue), pages–pages. https://doi.org/XXXXXXXXXXX

Example 1

Reed, M. J., Kennett, D. J., Lewis, T., Lund-Lucas, E., Stallberg, C., & Newbold, I. L. (2009). The relative effects of university success courses and individualized interventions for students with learning disabilities. Higher Education Research & Development28(4), 385–400. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360903067013

(Reed et al., 2009)

Example 2: Article with an Article Number

Omit the page numbers and use the article number in its place.

Derry, K. (2018). Myth and monstrosity: Teaching indigenous films. Journal of Religion & Film, 22(3), Article 7. https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/

(Derry, 2018)


Online Article Without DOI/Print Article

Template

Author, A. A., Author B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, Volume(Issue), pages–pages.

Example

Husain, A. N., Colby, T. V., Ordóñez, N. G., Krausz, T., Borczuk, A., Cagle, P. T, Chirieac, L. R., Churg, A., Galeateau-Salle, F., Gibbs, A. R., Gown, A. M., Hammar, S. P., Lizky, A. A., Roggli, V. L., Travis, W. D., & Wick, M. R. (2009). Guidelines for pathologic diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 133(8), 1317–1331.

(Husain et al., 2009)

Note: Do not include the name of a database, except for very rare occasions where the content is exclusive to the database.

Sources: Publication Manual, 10.1 (examples 1-6)

Newspaper Articles

Print

Template

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Newspaper Title, pages–pages.

Example

Clark, A. (2009, August 9). Apartment glut good for students, bad for owners. The Gainesville Sun, pp. 1A, 9A.

In-text Citation: (Clark, 2009)


Online

Template

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. http://xxxxx

Examples

Associated Press. (2019, October 7). Unions sue USDA seeking to halt new pork processing rule. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/10/07/us/ap-us-pork-slaughter-changes.html

In-text Citation: (Associated Press, 2019)

Johnson, K. (2017, January 16). Rwanda takes vital baby steps for preschool education. East African. https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/Rwanda/News/Rwanda-takes-vital-baby-steps-for-pre-school-education/1433218-3519704-bi37kl/index.html

In-text Citation: (Johnson, 2017)

Source: Publication Manual, 10.1 (example 16)

Magazine Articles

Print

Template

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Magazine, Volume(Issue, if available), pages–pages.

Example

Erim, K. T. (1967, August). Ancient Aphrodisias and its marble treasures. National Geographic132(2), 280–294.

In-Text Citation: (Erim, 1967)


Online

If you are unable to find the volume/issue, omit that component.

Template

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Magazine, Volume(Issue). http://xxxxx

Examples

Tizon, A. (2017, June). My family's slave. The Atlantic319(5). https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/

In-Text Citation: (Tizon, 2017)

The supermarket of the future. (2017, May 23). Consumer Reports. https://www.consumerreports.org/grocery-stores-supermarkets/supermarket-of-the-future/

In-Text Citation: ("The Supermarket," 2017)

Source: Publication Manual, 10.1 (example 15)

Reviews (Book, Film, or Video)

Book Review

Template

Reviewer, A. A. (Year). Title of review [Review of the book Title of book, by B. B. Author]. Source information.

Example

King, N. (2009). The psychology of personal constructs [Review of the book George Kelly: The psychology of personal constructs, by T. Butt]. History & Philosophy of Psychology, 11(1), 44–47. http://www.bps.org.uk/publications/member-network-publications/member-publications/history-and-philosophy-psychology

In-Text Citation: (King, 2009)


Film or Video Review

Template

Reviewer, A. A. (Year). Title of review [Review of the film Film, by A. A. Director, Dir.]. Source information.

Example

Schickel, R. (2006). The power of Babel [Review of the film Babel, by A. G. Iñárritu, Dir.]. Time, 168(18), 70.

In-Text Citation: (Schickel, 2006)

Source: Publication Manual, 10.7 (examples 67-68)


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