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Articles

Important Elements (From APA)

  • the author element
  • the date element
  • the title element
  • the source element
    View the reference examples to see how these elements are used and their varying formats. 

Note: Citations with more than one line of text should have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces)

Article in a scholarly journal with DOI (From APA)

​Grady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000185

Article in a scholar journal without DOI (From PDF Handout UW Tacoma)

​Ahmann, E., Tuttle, L. J., Saviet, M., & Wright, S. D. (2018). A descriptive review of
ADHD coaching research: Implications for college students. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 31(1), 17-39.
https://www.ahead.org/professional-resources/publications/jped/archivedjped/jped-volume-31

Article in a monthly magazine (With and Without DOI, from APA)

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

Schulman, M. (2019, September 9). Superfans: A love story. The New Yorker. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/09/16/superfans-a-love-story

Article in a newspaper (From APA)

Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/22/health/memory-forgetting-psychology.html 

Harlan, C. (2013, April 2). North Korea vows to restart shuttered nuclear reactor that can make bomb-grade plutonium. The Washington Post, A1, A4. 

Stobbe, M. (2020, January 8). Cancer death rate in U.S. sees largest one-year drop ever. Chicago Tribune.