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APA Guide

This guide contains information to help you cite your sources in APA format.

Citing a Paper Magazine Article Viewed in Print

Format: Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Magazine in Italics, vol. number in Italics, page number(s).

Example: Voiland, A. (2017, July 23). The fine print. U.S. News and World Report, 143, 68.

 

Citing a Magazine Article Retrieved from Database or Website

Format: Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Magazine or Newspaper in Italics, vol. number in italics, page number(s). Retrieved from http://url_of_magazine_home_page

Example: Harrar, S. (2017, July). Better heart health. Prevention, 59, 28. Retrieved from http://www.prevention.com/

 

Citing a Newspaper Article Viewed in Print

Format: Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper In Italics, pp. page number(s).

Example: Hellmich, N. (2017, July 26). Obesity can run in social circles. USA Today, p. 1A.

*Note: if piece is a single page, use: p. for page number; if article is multiple pages, use: pp.

 

Citing a Newspaper Article Retrieved from Database or Website

Format: Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Magazine or Newspaper in Italics, pp. page number(s). Retrieved from http://url_of_newspaper_home_page

Example: Henry, R. (2017, July 27). The grim reapurr: Nursing home cat can predict patients’ deaths. Daily Record, p. 1060. Retrieved from http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk

*Note: if piece is a single page, use: p. for page number; if article is multiple pages, use: pp.