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APA 7th Edition Citation Guide

Learn how to format essays and cite your sources using APA 7th Edition Guidelines.

Journal Article with a DOI

Note: Older articles, articles from obscure journals, non-article content of journals, trade journal articles, and magazine articles will frequently not have DOIs.  To locate your article's DOI, do a Metadata search at Crossref.org.  If it does not have a DOI listed there, it likely does not have one.

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Title of journal, Volume #(Issue #), page range.  https://doi

 

Clark, L. (2017). Offering hope to caregivers is a transcultural nursing opportunity. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, (29)1, 121-121. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659617733512

With page number:

(Clark, 2017, p. 121)

Without page number:

(Clark, 2017)

Journal Article without a DOI

Note:  With APA 7th edition, database links should no longer be included in the References page.  If you located an article in a library database and it does not seem to have a DOI, site it as a print journal article.

Print Journal Article without a DOI

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Title of journal, Volume #(Issue #), page range.

 

Perry, T. K. (1889). Aspiration of the pleural cavity, with cases. Albany Medical Journal, (10)2, 41-72.

With page number:

(Perry, 1889, p. 43)

Without page number:

(Perry, 1889)

Online Journal Article without a DOI

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Title of journal, Volume #(Issue #), page range.  URL

 

Hara, N., & Frieh, E. (2019). How knowledge contributors are legitimizing their posts on controversial scientific topics: A case of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. First Monday, (24)11. https://https://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/9594

With paragraph number:

(Hara & Frieh, 2019, para. 5)

Without paragraph number:

(Hara & Frieh, 2019)

 

Article from UpToDate

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Last Year Updated). Title of article. UpToDate. Retrieved month day, year, from URL

 

Glader, L., & Barkoudah, E. (2019). Cerebral palsy: Clinical features and classification. UpToDate. Retrieved November 21, 2019, from https://www-uptodate-com.ezproxy.csp.edu/contents/cerebral-palsy-clinical-features-and-classification?search=cerebal%20palsy&source=search_result&selectedTitle=1~150&usage_type=default&display_rank=1

With section location:

(Glader & Barkoudah, 2019, Early signs of cerebral palsy section)

Without section:

(Glader & Barkoudah, 2019)