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APA: Articles, Essays, and Other Works from Periodicals


APA Citations: Articles, Essays, and Other Works from Periodicals

FORMATS

  • An Article from a Scholarly Journal
  • An Article from a Magazine
  • An Article from a Newspaper
  • An Abstract
  • A Letter to the Editor
  • A Non-English Journal
  • An English Translation
  • THE STANDARD ORDER:

    Author's Last Name, First Initial., Author's Last Name, First Initial., & Author's Last Name, First Initial. (year). Title of Article Title of Periodical, issue #, page #. doi:xx.xxx

    Author's Last Name, First Initial., Author's Last Name, First Initial., & Author's Last Name, First Initial. (year). Title of Article Title of Periodical, issue #, page #. Retrieved from url

    EXAMPLES:

    *All cases and examples are taken from Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.*

    An Article from a Scholarly Journal:

    Last Name, First Name.(Year). Title of article. Title of Publication, volume number, page number(s).

    One Author:

    Mellers, B.A. (2000). Choice and the relative pleasure of consequences. Psychological Bulletin, 126, 910-924.

    Two Authors:

    Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S. (1993). The  ADA and the hirng process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45(2), 10-36. 

    Three to Six Authors:

    Saywitz, K. J., Mannarino, A. P., Berliner, L., & Cohen, J.A. (2000). Treatment for sexually abused children and adolescents. American Psychologist, 55, 1040-1049.

    More Than Six Authors:

    Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856.

    An Article from a Magazine:

    Print Magazine Article

    Last Name, First Initial. (Year, Month). Title of Article. Title of Magazine, volume(issue number), page numbers.

    Chamberlin, J., Novotney, A., Packard, E., & Price, M. (2008, May). Enhancing worker well-being: Occupational health psychologists convene to share their research on work, stress, and health. Monitor on Psychology, 39(5), 26-29.

    Last Name, First Initial. (Year, Month). Title of Article. Title of Magazine, volume #(issue number). Retrieved from url.

    Clay, R. (2008, June). Science vs. ideology: Psychologists fight back about the misuse of research. Monitor on Psychology, 39(6). Retrieved from http://www.apa/org/monitor/

    Last Name, First Name. (Year, Month, Day). Title of article. Title of Magazine, Issue Number, page numbers(s).

    Kandel, E. R., & Squire, L. R. (2000, November 10). Neuroscience: Breaking down scientific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science, 290, 1113-1120.

    An Article from a Newspaper:

    Last Name, First Name. (Year, Month, Day). "Title of article." Title of Newspaper, section number and page.

    No Author

    New drug appears to sharply cut risk of death from heart failure. (1993, July 15). The Washington Post, p. A12. 

    Discontinuous Pages

    Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4. 

    An Abstract:

    Last Name, First Name. (Year). Title of article [Abstract]. Title of Journal, volume, page number(s).

    Abstract as Original Source

    Woolf, N. J. , Young, S. L., Fanselow, M. S., & Butcher, L. L. (1991). MAP-2 expression in cholinoceptive pyramidal cells of rodent cortex and hippocampus is altered by Pavlovian conditioning [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 17, 480.

    Abstract from a Secondary Source

    Nakazato, K., Shimonaka, Y., & Homma, A. (1992). Cognitive functions of centenarians: The Tokyo Metropolitan Centenarian Study. Japanese Journal of Developmental Psychology, 3, 9-16. Abstract obtained from PsycSCAN: Neuropsychology, 1993, 2, Abstract No. 604. 

    A Letter to the Editor:

    Last name, First name. (Year, Month Day). Title of letter [Letter to the editor]. Title of Publication, section number and page.

    Berkowitz, A. D. (2000, November 24). How to tackle the problem of student drinking [Letter to the editor]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. B20.

    A Non-English Journal

    If the original version of a non-English article is used, then cite the original source, giving the English title in brackets.

    Last Name, First Name. (Year). Title of article [English title]. Title of Journal, volume, page number(s).

    Ising, M. (2000). Intensitätsabhängigketi evozierter Potenzial im EEG: Sind impulsive Personen Augmenter order Reducer? [Intensity dependence in event-related EEG potentials: Are impulsive individuals augmenters or reducers?]. Zeitschrift für Differentielle und Diagnostische Psychologie, 21, 208-217.

    An English Translation

    Last Name, First Name. (Year).Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page number(s).

    Stutte, H. (1972). Transcultural child psychiatry. Acta Paedopsychiatrica, 38(9), 229-231.