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APA Citation Style: APA Citation Exercises for Articles

APA Citation Format (Commonly used for psychology and other social science papers)

A Magazine article

Citation format:

Author's last name, First initial. Middle initial (if any)(Year, Month Day (if given))Title of articleTitle of Magazine, volume number (issue number)Page numbers of article.

A Journal article

a. A journal article with two to seven authors;

Article title: Store impulse marketing strategies and body mass index 
Authors:
Cohen, Deborah A.
Collins, Rebecca
Hunter, Gerald
Ghosh-Dastidar, Bonnie
Dubowitz, Tamara
Source (Journal Title) :
The American Journal of Public Health. July 2015, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p1446, 7 p.
Publisher Information: American Public Health Association, Inc.
Publication Year: 2015

Citation description:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year of Publication). Title of article.Title of Journal, volume number (issue number), pages. https://dx.doi.org/xx.xxxx/xyzxxxxxxx

If there is no doi information and you retrieved the article from a database or a website, use 

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year of Publication). Title of article.Title of Journal, volume number (issue number), pages.

b. A journal article with more than seven authors: After the sixth author's name, use an ellipses (...) in place of the author names; followed by the final author name. There should be no more than seven names.

Article title:
Establishment of a sandwich ELISA for the determination of beef content in processed foodsby using monoclonal antibodies to myoglobin.
Authors:
Kotoura, Satoshi
Murakami-Yamaguchi, Yukie
Kizu, Kumiko
Nakamura, Miyuki
Fuchu, Hidetaka
Miake, Kiyotaka
Sugiyama, Masaaki
Narita, Hiroshi
Source:
Food & Agricultural Immunology. Sep2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p289-301. 13p.

Citation description: After the sixth author's name, use an ellipses (...) in place of the author names; followed by the final author name.

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., Author, C. C., Author, D. D., Author, E. E., Author, F. F. ,,, Last Author, X. X. (Year of Publication)Title of article.Title of Journalvolume number (issue number)pages. https://dx.doi.org/xx.xxxx/xyzxxxxxxx)

Or,

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., Author, C. C., Author, D. D., Author, E. E., Author, F. F. ,,, Last Author, X. X. (Year of Publication)Title of article.Title of Journalvolume number (issue number)pages. 

Newspaper article

Title: The pros and cons of 'processed foods'
Source: Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter. Oct 2015, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p4, 2 p.
Publisher Information: Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter
Publication Year: 2015

Citation description:

Author's last name, First initial. Middle initial (if any)(Year, Month Day)Title of articleTitle of Newspaperpp. section and page number(s).