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APA 7th Edition Referencing Guide1

A Wintec Library guide to referencing in APA 7th edition style

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Article from an academic database (without a DOI)

Journal articles from online academic databases (such as those available via the Wintec Library webpage and OneSearch) without a DOI are referenced essentially as print versions.

Author, A. (Date). Title of article in sentence case. Title of Publication in Italic Title Case, volume number(issue number), page range of article.

Roiland, J. (2018). Derivative sport: The journalistic legacy of David Foster Wallace. Literary Journalism Studies, 10(1), 174–197. 


Examples

Reference list entry

Roiland, J. (2018). Derivative sport: The journalistic legacy of David Foster Wallace. Literary Journalism Studies, 10(1), 174–197.

In-text citations

Page/paragraph numbers are optional for paraphrased information.

Narrative
According to Roiland (2018) ... (p. 182).

Parenthetical
... (Roiland, 2018, p. 182).


Referencing a print article (no DOI)

Note: a print magazine may not have a volume number.

Author, A., Author, B., Author. C. (Date). Title of article: Subtitle in sentence case. Title of Journal: Subtitle in Italic Title Casevolume number(issue number), article page range.

Millard, S. K., Nicholas, A., & Cook, F. M. (2008). Is parent-child interaction effective in reducing suffering? Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 51(3), 636–650.


Example

Reference list entry

Millard, S. K., Nicholas, A., & Cook, F. M. (2008). Is parent-child interaction effective in reducing suffering? Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 51(3), 636–650.

In-text citations

Page/paragraph numbers are optional for paraphrased information.

Narrative
Millard et al. (2008) describe ... (p. 640).

Parenthetical
... (Millard et al., 2008, p. 640).


Article from the Internet (without a DOI)

The example below shows how to reference a journal article from the internet and indicates the elements needed.

Author, A. (Date). Title of article: Subtitle in sentence case. Title of Publication: Subtitle in Italic Title Case, volume number(issue number), page rage of article. URL

Pantaleo, S. (2005). ‘Reading’ young children’s visual texts. Early Childhood Research & Practice, 7(1), 34-46. http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v7n1/pantaleo.html

 

Note
If the article does not include page numbers, these are omitted from the reference list entry, and
 in-text citations include a relevant section heading and paragraph number.

Example

Reference list entry

Pantaleo, S. (2005). ‘Reading’ young children’s visual texts. Early Childhood Research & Practice, 7(1). 
http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/v7n1/pantaleo.html

In-text citations

Page/paragraph numbers are optional for paraphrased information.

Narrative
As Panataleo (2005) notes... ("Classroom context", para. 3)
Parenthetical
: ... (Pantaleo, 2005, "Classroom context", para. 3).

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