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APA Citation Style, 6th Edition: Journal Article with Two Authors

APA Citation Style

Journal Article- Two Authors & DOI (Electronic or Print)

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General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name & Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

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

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. 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):

(Meier & Welch, 2016)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Meier & Welch, 2016, p. 465)

References:

Meier, N. F., & Welch, A. S. (2016). Walking versus biofeedback: A comparison of acute interventions for stressed students. Anxiety, Stress & Coping: An International Journal, 29(5), 463-478. doi:10.1080/10615806.2015.1085514

Journal Article: Two Authors & No DOI (Print Format)

Print General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name & Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

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

References:

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

Print Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Gyura & McCauley, 2015)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Gyura & McCauley, 2015, p. 416)

References:

Gyura, A. & McCauley, S.O. (2015). The whole family serves: Supporting sexual minority youth in military families. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(5), 414-423.

Journal Article- Two Authors & No DOI (Retrieved Electronically)

Print General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name & Author's Last Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

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

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. & 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):

(Gyura & McCauley, 2015)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Gyura & McCauley, 2015, p. 416)

References:

Gyura, A. & McCauley, S.O. (2015). The whole family serves: Supporting sexual minority youth in military families. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(5), 414-423. Retrieved from http://www.jpedhc.org/

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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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