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APA 7 Referencing

Structure of references for serial/journal articles

Notes:

1.  Authors:  use the same format as for books.

2.  Title of the article - Capitalise only the first word of the title, subtitle (if any) and proper names. Use a colon (:) between the title and            subtitle.

3.  Title of the serial/journal in italics.

4.  Volume number in italics. Do not use "Vol." before the number.

Serial/journal article: Print

  • Authors:  use the same format as for books.

In text citation example: (APA manual, 2020, p. 283).

(Thompson, 2010).

Then in your reference list:

Thompson, C. (2010). Facebook: Cautionary tales for nurses.  Kai Tiaki:  Nursing New Zealand, 16(7), 26.

Serial/journal article: Print (more than one author)

  • Authors:  use the same format as for books.

In text citation example: (APA manual, 2020, p. 286).

(Gabbett et al., 2010).

 

Then in your reference list:

Gabbett, T., Jenkins, D., & Abernethy, B. (2010). Physical collisions and injury during professional rugby league skills

                training.  Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 578-583. 

Serial/journal: (online with doi)

  • Authors:  use the same format as for books.
  • The 7th ed. of the APA manual emphasises the use of DOI (digital object identifiers).
  • Many publishers, databases and online journals use DOIs. 
  • DOI codes usually appear on the first page of the article. 
  • If you cannot find the DOI try one of these DOI resolver/locator sites:  http://dx.doi.org/ OR  http://www.crossref.org/
  • Copy the DOI exactly as it appears.

(APA manual, 2020, pp. 289, 296, and 317).

Example:

(Gabbett et al., 2010).

 

Then in your reference list:

Gabbett, T., Jenkins, D., & Abernethy, B. (2010). Physical collisions and injury during professional rugby league

           skills training. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 578-583.   

            http://doi.org/10.1013.j.jsams.2010.03.007

Serial/journal: (online - no DOI)

  • Authors:  use the same format as for books.

If the article has no DOI, provide the home page URL of the journal. You may need to do a quick web search to locate this URL.

(APA manual, 2020, pp. 296, 298, and 317).

  • Do not add a full stop after the url

In text citation example:

(Crooks et al., 2010).

Then in your reference list:

Crooks, C. Ameratunga, R., Brewerton, M., Torok, M., Buetow, S, Brothers, S., ...Jorgensen P. (2010). Adverse

                   reactions to food in New Zealand children aged 0-5 years. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(12327).

                   http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1327/4469/

Serial/journal article: Online from a database - eg. EBSCOHost

  • Authors:  use the same format as for books.

Do not include url or doi for articles retrieved from an academic database. (APA manual, 2010, pps. 296, 298, and 317)

Example:

(Sillick & Schutte, 2006).

Then in your reference list:

Sillick, T. J., & Schutte, N. S. (2006). Emotional intelligence and self-esteem medicate between perceived early

             parental love and happiness. E-Journal of Applied Psychology, 2(2), 38-48.