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APA Citation Style Guide: Citing Articles

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Journal Article Citations

Citing a print journal article

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Article title. Journal Title, volume number (issue number), pp-pp.


Baynard, T., Goulopoulou, S., Sosnoff, R. F., Fernhall, B., & Kanaley, J. A. (2014). Cardiovagal modulation and efficacy of aerobic exercise training in obese individuals. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 46(2), 369-375.


Citing an electronic journal article

With a DOI:

Kramer, C. K., Zinman, B., & Retnakaran, R. (2013). Are metabolically healthy overweight and obesity benign conditions?: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 159(11), 758-769. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-11-201312030-00008


With no DOI*:

Chamanga, E. T. (2014). Understanding the impact of leg ulcer bandaging on patient qualtiy of life.  Journal of Community Nursing, 28(1), 40-47. Retrieved from

* Use the journal's homepage (not database URL) for articles that do not have a DOI


*Note all references must have a hanging indent and be double spaced*