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  • Journal, Magazine or Newspaper Citations Examples

    General Format

    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Author Surname, Year, page number)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Author Surname, Year)

    References:

    Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue);page;doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx; Retrieved from URL of journal home page [if available].


    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Pettigrew, 2009, p. 61)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference. 

    (Pettigrew, 2009) 

    References/Reference Page:

    Pettigrew, T. F. (2009). Secondary transfer effect of contact: Do intergroup contact effects spread to noncontacted outgroups? Social Psychology, 40(2), 55-65. doi:10.1027/1864-9335.40.2.55

    Magazine Citation Example

    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Author Surname, Year, page number)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference. 

    (Author Surname, Year)

    References:

    Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Magazine Title, Volume(issue), page range. Retrieved from URL of  home page.


    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Zorthian, 2017)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference. 

    (Zorthian, 2017)

    References:

    Zorthian, J. (2017, May 25). Real-life robocops. Time, 189 (21)Retrieved from http://time.com/

    Newspaper Article

    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Author Surname, Year, page number)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference. 

    (Author Surname, Year)

    References:

    Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper Title, page range. Retrieved from URL [if viewed online] 


    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Severson & Martin, 2009)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference. 

    (Severson & Martin, 2009)

    References:

    Severson, K., & Martin, A. (2009, March 3). It's organic, but does that mean it's safer? The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

    Journal Article with 8 or More Authors

    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Author Surname et al., Year, page number)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Author Surname et al., Year) 

    References: Write out the first six authors followed by '. . . ' and the last author.

    Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial.Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., . . . Last Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx OR Retrieved from URL of journal home page [if available] 


    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Piacentini et al., 2016, p. 826)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Piacentini et al., 2016)

    References: Write out the first six authors followed by '. . . ' and the last author.

    Piacentini, M. F., Witard, O.C., Tonoli, C., Jackman, S. R., Turner, J. E., Kies, A. K., . . . Meeusen, R. (2016). Effect of intensive training on mood with no effect on brain-derived neurotrophic factor. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 11(6), 824-830. doi:10.1123/ijspp.2015-0279 

    What is a DOI?

    DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier. Many articles that are published electronically are assigned a DOI. The DOI is a unique string of alphanumeric characters that are assigned to to an article and help researchers find articles.

    APA style dictates that if an article is assigned a DOI, the DOI is included in the citation. If you are using an electronic (i.e. online) article and you do not see a DOI, supply some information about the URL or database.