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APA Citation Style, 6th Edition: Journal Article with One Author

APA Citation Style

Journal Article-One Author & DOI (Electronic or Print)

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General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name, year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial(Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx

Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Milligan, 2006)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Milligan, 2006, p. 185)

References:

Milligan, C. K. (2006). Yoga for stress management program as a complementary alternative counseling resource in a university counseling center. Journal of College Counseling, 9(2), 181-187. doi:10.1002/j.2161-1882.2006.tb00105.x

Journal Article- One Author & No DOI (Print Format)

Print General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name, year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial(Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range.

Print Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Chrousos, 2009)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Chrousos, 2009, p. 379)

References:

Chrousos, G. P. (2009). Stress and disorders of the stress system. Nature Reviews. Endocrinology5(7), 374-381. 

Journal Article- One Author & No DOI (Retrieved Electronically)

Print General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name, year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial(Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range. Retrieved from URL of homepage

Print Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Chrousos, 2009)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Chrousos, 2009, p. 379)

References:

Chrousos, G. P. (2009). Stress and disorders of the stress system. Nature Reviews. Endocrinology, 5(7), 374-381. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/nrendo/index.html

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Page References

Citation information has been adapted from the APA Manual (6th Edition). Please refer to pages 198-199 of the APA Manual (6th Edition) for more information.

Helpful Tips

-Include the DOI in the reference if one is assigned.

-If no DOI is assigned and you retrieved the content online, use the home page URL for the journal in the reference.

-If a reference has up to seven authors, include all the author's names in the reference list. 

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