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APA Style, 6th Edition

APA Style guide

Basic Journal Article Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. Author's Middle Initial. (Year). Title of
          article. Title of Journal, Volume(Issue), Page(s). doi.xx.xxxxxxx


Example One Author:

Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of

Marketing, 41, 1245-1283. doi:10.1108/03090560710821161


Example Two Authors:

Wooldridge, M.B., & Shapka, J. (2012). Playing with technology: Mother-toddler interaction scores lower

during play with electronic toys. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 33(5), 211-218.


Article in On-Line Scholarly Journal (Three Authors):


Overbay, A., Patterson, A. S., & Grable, L. (2009). On the outs: Learning styles, resistance to change,

      and teacher retention. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education9(3).

      Retrieved from

Citation Example for Magazine

Citing a magazine basics:

Author Last Name, Author First Initial. (Year, Month, Day). Article Title. Magazine/Periodical title,

           volume(issue), page(s).


Article in a monthly magazine (include volume # if given). Italicize volume #.

Swedin, E. G.  (2006, May/June). Designing babies: A eugenics race with China?The

     Futurist, 40, 18-21.


Article in a weekly magazine (include volume # if given). Italicize volume #:

Will, G. F. (2004, July 5). Waging war on Wal-Mart. Newsweek144, 64.