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APA 7th Edition Style Guide

Help with using the APA 7th edition

Journal Articles

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 & Development, 28(4), 385–400. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360903067013


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/


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.

Only include a URL if it takes you to the full text of the article without logging in.


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.
 

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); Journal Article References [APA Style]

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.


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


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


Source: Publication Manual, 10.1 (example 16); Newspaper Article References [APA Style]

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 Geographic, 132(2), 280–294.

 


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 Atlantic, 319(5). https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/
 

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

Source: Publication Manual, 10.1 (example 15); Magazine Article References [APA Style]

Documents from ERIC

The ERIC database sometimes includes non-periodical results, including manuscripts, policy briefs, and other documents. This template provides guidance for creating references for those documents.
 

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work (ERIC Document Number). ERIC. http://xxxxx


Example

Asio, J. M. R., & Gadia, E. D. (2019). Awareness and understanding of college students towards teacher bullying: Basis for policy inclusion in the student handbook (ED595107). ERIC. https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED595107

 

Source: Publication Manual, 10.8 (example 74); ERIC Database References [APA Style]

Advance Online Publication

For online journal articles that are published online before they are available in print.

Example
Capone, L. J., Albert, N. M., Bena, J. F., & Tang, A. S. (2012). Serious fall injuries in hospitalized patients with and without cancer. Journal of Nursing Care Quality. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1097/NCQ.0b013e3182679056

 

Source: Publication Manual, 10.1 (example 7)

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