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Common APA Citations

Use these examples of APA-style citations for commonly cited information formats as a model for your bibliography:

Article in Journal

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article.​Title of Publication, volume number​(issue number), pages. http://dx.doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy (if available)

Scruton, R. (1996). The eclipse of listening. ​The New Criterion, 15​(3), 5­13.

Article in a Magazine

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of article.​Title of Publication, volume number​, pages. Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/ (if online)

Henry, W. A., III. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. ​Time, 135​, 28­31. 

Article in a Newspaper

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of article.​Title of Publication, pp. pages. Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/ (if online)

Schultz, S. (2005, December 28). Calls made to strengthen state energy policies. ​The Country Today​, pp. 1A, 2A. 

Book

Author, A. A. (Year of publication). ​Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle​. Location: Publisher.

Calfee, R. C., & Valencia, R. R. (1991). ​APA guide to preparing manuscripts for journal publication​. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Website

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). ​Title of document​. Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., & Brizee, A. (2010, May 5). ​General format. ​Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

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