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Citation Style

Digital Object Identifiers

APA recommends providing a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), when it is available. DOIs provide stable, long-lasting links for online articles. When a DOI is not available, only use a website address (URL) for publicly available web pages, not for articles you find in a library database.

Magazine Article (APA 7th ed.)

Basic Magazine Article Format

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of article: Subtitle words. Title of Magazine, volume number(issue number), pages. https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy

Example of Magazine Article from Library Database with DOI

Schaefer, N. K., & Shapiro, B. (2019, September 6). New middle chapter in the story of human evolution. Science, 365(6457), 981-982. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aay3550

Example of Magazine Article from Library Database with no DOI

Lane, A., & Brody, R. (2019). No laughing matter. New Yorker, 95(41), 65-67.

Example of Magazine Article from Website with URL

Hall, M. (2017, March). The faces of Obamacare. Texas Monthly, 45(3), 116-197. https://www.texasmonthly.com/politics/the-faces-of-obamacare

Newspaper Article (APA 7th ed.)

Basic Newspaper Article Format

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of article: Subtitle words. Title of Newspaper, page numbers if applicable. https://newspaper.website.address.com/page.html

Example of Newspaper Article from Library Database

Kelly, D. (2019, June 23). Life on Mars gets a tryout; Enthusiasts in Utah dream of settling the red planet. Los Angeles Times, A.1.

Example of Newspaper Article from Website with URL

Khan, A. (2020, February 12). How NASA will bring a little bit of Mars back to Earth. Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/science/story/2020-02-12/how-nasa-will-bring-a-little-bit-of-mars-back-to-earth