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PSI: Psychology and Social Science Intensive: APA Style

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Sample Citations in APA Style

Listed below are a couple of selected citation examples. Make sure to ALWAYS double-check any database or computer-generated citations with the APA Publication Manual or any of the online citation guides listed in the box below.

Journal Articles with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier):

General form:

Author, A.A. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, x(x), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxx

Example:

Mullen, P. (2009). The aesthetics of self-management: Intelligence, capital, and The House of Mirth. Novel: A Forum On Fiction, 42(1), 40-61. doi:10.11215/00295132-2008-003


Journal Articles without a DOI (Digital Object Identifier):

General form:

Author, A.A., Author, B.B., & Author C.C. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, x(x), pp-pp. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxx

Example:

Shonkwiler, A. (2010). Don DeLillo's financial sublime. Contemporary Literature, 51(2), 246-282. Retrieved from http://http://ezproxy.wingate.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=57754797&site=ehost-live


Books:

General form:

Author, A.A. (year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Example:

Levitt, S.D. (2005). Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything. New York: William Morrow.

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