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Journals (periodicals) and Newspapers - APA Style: Introduction

Format

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Journal Title in Italics and Maximal Capitalisation, Volume number in italics(issue number if applicable in brackets), page numbers. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx

  • Periodicals include journals, magazines and newspapers which are published on a continuous basis.
  • Include the digital object identifier (doi) in URL form (https://doi.org.10.xxxxxxx)
  • If there is no doi, do not include URL 

Examples

 
Example

Haggar, M. S. (2019). Embracing open science and transparency in health psychology. Health Psychology Review, 13(2), 131-136 

 

Nickel, M. (2004). Professional boundaries: The dilemma of dual & multiple relationships in rural clinical practice.
Counselling and Clinical Psychology Journal, 1(2), 17-22. 
In-text  
Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Nickel, 2004). "..." (Nickel, 2004, p. 20).
Nickel (2004) argues ... Nickel (2004 argues "..." (p. 20).

 

In-text reference  

The ampersand '&' is used between authors inside the in-text

citation bracket; 'and' is always used outside the bracket.

 
Paraphrase Direct quote
... (Jones & Tukey, 2000). "... (Jones & Tukey, 2000, p.412).
Jones and Tukey (2000) report ... Jones and Tukey (2000) report "..." (p. 412).
Reference list
Jones, L. V., & Tukey, J. W. (2000). A sensible formulation of the significant test.
Psychological Methods, 5, 411-414. https://doi.org/10.1037/1082-989X.5.4.411

 

In-text reference

Use the surname of the first author then 'et al.' (meaning 'and others').

Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Mildenberger et al., 2002). "..." (Mildenberger et al., 2002, p. 921).
Mildenberger et al. (2002) define the concept as ... Mildenberger et al. (2002) define the concept as ".." (p. 921).
Reference list
Mildenberger, P., Eichenberg, M., & Martin, E. (2002). Introduction to the DICOM standard.
European Radiology, 12, 920-927. https://doi.org/10.1007/s003300101100

 

In-text reference

  • Use the surname of the first author then 'et al." (meaning 'and others').
Paraphrase Direct Quote
... (Sevigny et al., 2016). "..." (Sevigny et al., 2016, p. 55).
Sevigny et al. (2016) report ... Sevigny et al. (2016) report "..." (p. 55).
Reference list
When there are more than 21 authors, list the first 19, then an ellipsis (...), then the last author.

Sevigny, J., Chiao, P., Bussière, T., Weinreb., P.H., Williams, L., Maier, M., Dunstan, R.,

         Salloway, S., Chen, T., Ling, Y., O’Gorman, J., Qian, F., Arastu, M., Li, M., Chollate,

         S., Brennan, M.S., Quintero-Monzon, O., Scannevin, R.H., … Sandrock, A.

         (2016). The antibody aducanumab reduces Aβ plaques in Alzheimer’s disease.

         Nature, 237, 50-56. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature19323

 

Format

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Journal Title in Italics and Maximal Capitalisation, Volume number in italics (issue number if applicable in brackets). Article number. https://doi.org/10.xxxxxxx

Reference list

Burin, D., Kilteni, K., Rabuffetti, M., Slater, M., & Pia, L. (2019). Body ownership

          increases the interference between observed and executed movements.

          PLOS ONE, 14(1), Article e0209899.

          https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209899

In-text reference  
Paraphrase Direct Quote
.... (Burin et al., 2019). "..." (Burin et al., 2019, p. 3).
Burin et al. (2019) ... Burin et al. (2019) report "..." (p. 3).
Notes
Write the word 'Article' in the Reference list and provide the article number instead of the page numbers.
If an article with an article number also has numbered pages (in a PDF), those page numbers may be used for in-text citations but do not appear in the reference list entry.

 

More examples

Print Newspapers

Format

Author, A. A. (Year, Month date). Title of article. Newspaper title (in italics and maximal capitalisation), Page range. URL

Example

Murray, E. (2001, May 9). Refugee crisis! [Letter to the editor]. Weekend Australian, A13. URL

Paraphrase Direct Quote
Format: ... (author, Year). Format: "... (Author, Year).
Example: ... (Murray, 2001). Example: Murray (2001) stated ...
Note
The URL for the database article will be the permalink or URL available in the database (i.e. https://www.proquest.com/newspapers/myths-australia-s-ageing-crisis/docview/363679831/se-2?accountid=28745
The publication date may be either a year or a full date depending upon how it appears in the source. 

Online Newspapers

Format

Author, A. A. (Year, Month date). Title of article (in italics and minimal capitalisation). Newspaper title. URL

Example

Dymock, D. (2021, December 2). You actually can teach an old dog new tricks, which is why many of us keep learning after retirement. The Conversation.

 href="https://theconversation.com/you-actually-can-teach-an-old-dog-new-tricks-which-is-why-many-of-us-keep-learning-after-retirement-170379" 

 

Paraphrase Direct quote
Format: ... (Author, Year). Format: "... (Author, Year).
Example: A higher percentage of ... (Dymock, 2021) Example: Dymock (2021) classed this as "...".
Note: The article title is italicised as for webpages (see APA7 website)

 

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