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APA Style, 7th Edition

The APA Style 7th Edition guide serves to provide APA support starting January 2020

Academic Journal Articles

Online Article with DOI

Template

Author Last Name, A. A., Author B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year of publication). Title of article with only the first word capitalized: Unless it is the first word after a colon or a Proper Noun. 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

(Reed et al., 2009)

Example 2: Article with an Article Number

Omit the page numbers and use the article number in its space.

Derry, K. (2018). Myth and monstrosity: Teaching indigenous films. Journal of Religion & Film, 22(3), Article 7. https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/

(Derry, 2018)

Online Article Without DOI/Print Article

Template

Author, A. A., Author B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of the article. Title of Journal, Volume(Issue), pages–pages.

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.

(Husain et al., 2009)

Note: Do not include the name of a database, except for very rare occasions where the content is exclusive to the database.

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.

(Clark, 2009)

Online

Template

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper. http://xxxxx

Example

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

(Clark, 2009)

 

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.

(Erim, 1967)

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

Example

Tizon, A. (2017, June). My family's slave. The Atlantic, 319(5). https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/

(Tizon, 2017)

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

("The Supermarket," 2017)

 

Reviews (Book, Film, or Video)

Book Review

Template

Reviewer, A. A. (Year). Title of review [Review of the book Title of book, by B. B. Author]. Source information..

Example

King, N. (2009). The psychology of personal constructs [Review of the book George Kelly: The psychology of personal constructs, by T. Butt]. History & Philosophy of Psychology, 11(1), 44–47. http://www.bps.org.uk/publications/member-network-publications/member-publications/history-and-philosophy-psychology

(King, 2009)

Film or Video Review

If you are unable to find the volume/issue, omit that component.

Template

Reviewer, A. A. (Year). Title of review [Review of the film Film, by A. A. Director, Dir.]. Source information.

Example

Schickel, R. (2006). The power of Babel [Review of the film Babel, by A. G. Iñárritu, Dir.]. Time, 168(18), 70.

(Schickel, 2006)