Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
ask a librarian logo

College Writing

Common APA Citations (7th Edition)

Use these examples of APA-style citations for commonly cited information formats as a model for your References page.

Each information format heading is a link to more detailed citation information.

Article in Journal

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

Scruton, R. (1996). The eclipse of listening. ​The New Criterion, 15​(3), 5­13-515.

Article in a Magazine

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month Day). Title of article.​Title of Magazine, volume number (Issue number if available)​, pages. (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 Newspaper, pages (if print). (if online)

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


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

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


Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year, Month Day). ​Title of page​. Site Name.

Lowensohn, J. (2009, April 7). Nine tools that let you randomly browse the web. CNET.

Note: If no date given, use (n.d.), if no author given, move the title of the webpage to the front. 

Example: Title of webpage (n.d.) Bad Website.


For additional details and other source types, see:

Stay connected!

Like us on FacebookLike us on Facebook Follow us on TwitterFollow us on Twitter View our InstagramView our Instagram Read our BlogRead our Blog Watch our VideosWatch our Videos