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APA Citations

The American Psychological Association (APA) citation style is used frequently in Psychology, Business, Criminology, Economics, Education, Sociology, and widely throughout the social sciences and humanities.

 


Books

 

One author:

Faulkner, W. (1936). Absalom, Absalom!. New York, NY: Vintage Books.

 

 

Two authors:

Lash, S., & Urry, J. (1994). Economies of signs & space. London, England: Sage Publications.

 

 


Articles

 

Journal article with no DOI assigned:

MacDonald, S. P. (2007). The erasure of language. College Composition and Communication, 58(4), 585-625. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/20456967

 

 

Journal article with DOI assigned:

Forret, M., Fox-Turnbull, W., Granshaw, B., Harwood, C., Miller, A., O'Sullivan, G., & Patterson, M. (2013). Towards a pre-service technology teacher education resource for New Zealand. International Journal of Technology & Design Education23(3), 473-487. doi:10.1007/s10798-011-9199-8

 

 

What is a DOI?

A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by a registration agency (the International DOI Foundation) to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet. The publisher assigns a DOI when your article is published and made available electronically. From apastyle.org.

 


Websites

 

Website:

Weitering, H. (2018). Missed the blood moon lunar eclipse? Here's when the next one is happening. Retrieved from http://www.space.com/39557-next-blood-moon-eclipses-2018-2019.html

 

 

Website (with no date or author given):

Our Lady of the Lake University. (n.d). Mission, vision, and values. Retrieved from http://www.ollusa.edu/s/1190/hybrid/18/default-hybrid-ollu.aspx?sid=1190&gid=1&pgid=7889

 

 

For more examples check
APA Style CENTRAL

Database Citations

Article databases like Academic Search Complete and JSTOR have a "Cite" feature under Tools that allows you to view the citation and copy/paste it directly into your References page. Make sure to double check it with the Style Guide!

 

cite option in database

APA citation from database

APA Style Central: Your Place for all things APA

Web Resources

Citation Tools

Mendeley

 

EndNote

 

BibMe

 

Citation Machine

 

CrossRef

 

Knight Cite

 

EasyBib