Answered By: Hanna Primeau
Last Updated: Aug 16, 2016     Views: 31

The standard format for APA citation of a journal article is:

Author’s last name, first and middle initials. (Date of publication). Title of article. Name of Periodical, volume(issue), pages. [Or DOI number, if available, no period after]

Examples

Journal article example:

McCartt, A. T., Blanar, L., Teoh, E. R., & Strouse, L. M. (2011). Overview of motorcycling in the United States: A national telephone survey. Journal Of Safety Research42(3), 177-184. doi:10.1016/j.jsr.2011.05.003

e-book Example:

Rovell, D. (2006). First in Thirst: How Gatorade Turned the Science of Sweat Into a Cultural Phenomenon. AMACOM Books.

For more information please check out our Guide on APA format.

The SC4 Library databases will also generate APA citations for you.  Look for the Citation ToolsHow to CiteorCite links.

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