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APA Style 6th Edition: Journal Articles

Quick reference guide for APA Style rules

Articles in Print

Journal Article [APA Manual,  p. 198-199]

Author, A. A. & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Article title. Title of journal, Volume #(issue #), page(s). 

Example:

Guthrie, J. T. & Klauda, S. L. (2014). Effects of classroom practices on reading comprehension, engagement, and motivations for

     adolescents. Reading Research Quarterly, 49(4), 387-416.

In-text:  (Guthrie & Klauda, 2014) or Guthrie and Klauda (2014)

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Magazine Article [APA Manual, p.200]

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day of publication). Article title. Title of magazine, volume #(issue #),

            page(s).

Example:

Edwards, H. S. (2015, February 16). Leaving tests behind. Time, 185(5), 28-31.

In-text:  (Edwards, 2015) or Edwards (2015)

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Newspaper Article [APA Manual, p.200]

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day of publication). Article title. Title of Newspaper, page(s). Sectionpage#.

Example:

Dixon, D. (2015, March 3). Khan moves up billionaires list. The Florida Times Union, pp. B8-B7.

In-text: (Dixon, 2015) or Dixon (2015)

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Encyclopedia Article [APA Manual, p.203]

Author, A. (Year of publication). Entry title. In A. Editor  & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of encyclopedia (Vol. #, pp. #).

          Place of publication: Publisher.          

Example:

Roy, L. (2014). Ojibwe. In T. Riggs (Ed.), Gale encyclopedia of multicultural America (Vol. 3, pp. 359-373). Detroit, MI: Gale.

In-text:  (Roy, 2014) or Roy (2014)

Database Articles

Book Article or Chapter from a FSCJ Database   [APA Manual, p.202-203]

Author, A. (Year of publication). Article or Chapter Title. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of book: Capitalize the first 

        letter in subtitle. (pp. #). doi: #

Example:

Hobbs, T. (2000). Physicians should treat alcoholism as a disease. In J. Torr (Ed.), Current controversies:

            Alcoholism (pp. 219-223). doi: EJ3010217217

In-text:  (Hobbs, 2000) or Hobbs (2000)

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Article from a FSCJ Database (Digital Object Identifier # available)  [APA Manual, p.198-199]

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year of publication). Article title. Title of periodical, # of volume(#of issue), 

           page(s). doi: #

Example:

Howard, A., Landau, S., & Pryor, J. (2014). Peer bystanders to bullying: Who wants to play with the victim? Journal of

             Abnormal Child Psychology, 42(2), 265-276. doi: 10.1007/s10803-013-9770-8

In-text:  (Howard, Landau, & Pryor, 2014) [Parenthetical format, first citation in text]

              (Howard et al., 2014) [Parenthetical format, subsequent citations in text]

              Howard, Landau, and Pryor (2014) [First citation in text]

              Howard et al. (2014) [Subsequent citations in text]

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Article from a FSCJ Database (no Digital Object Identifier available) [APA Manual, p.198-199]

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Article title. Title of periodical, # of volume(#of issue), page(s).         

            Retrieved from http://

Example:

Curtis, C., & Loomans, C. (2014). Friends, family, and their influence on body image dissatisfaction. Women's Studies Journal,  

           28(2), 39-56. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1645560749?accountid=45782

In-text:  (Curtis & Loomans, 2014) or Curtis and Loomans (2014)