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APA Style Resource Center (6th EDITION): Journals, magazines, newspapers

APA style of documenting and citing sources for college research, plus more.

Citing Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

General Format

LastName, Firstinitial., & Lastname, Firstinitial. (Date). Title of article. Name of Journal, Magazine, or Newspaper, vol#(issue#), p. or pp. #. doi# or Retrieved from link

Type of periodical In text Reference page
Journal Article with old DOI

1st use: (Loureiro, Sarmento, & Bellego, 2017).

Subsequent uses: (Loureiro et al., 2017).

Loureiro, S. M. C., Sarmento, E. M., & Le Bellego, G. (2017). The effect of corporate brand reputation on brand attachment and brand loyalty: Automobile sector. Cogent Business & Management, 4(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1080/23311975.2017.1360031

Journal Article with an new DOI (Mulford & Pfeffer, 2016).

Mulford, C. W., & Pfeffer, A. (2016). Corporate reporting of non-GAAP earnings and SEC compliance. International Research Journal of Applied Finance, 7(7), 114-136. http://dx.doi.org.db19.linccweb.org/10.0707/article-2

Journal Article without a DOI (Crane, 2016).

Crane, D. A. (2016). Tesla, dealer franchise laws, and the politics of crony capitalism. Iowa Law Review, 101(2), 573-607. Retrieved from http://db19.linccweb.org/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.db19.linccweb.org/docview/1770504018?accountid=3957

Electronic Magazine Article (Gertner, 2012).

Gertner, J. (2012, April 4). The risk of a new machine. Fast Company. Retrieved from http://db19.linccweb.org/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.db19.linccweb.org/docview/1010055315?accountid=39572

Electronic Newspaper Article (Gelles, 2018).

Gelles, D. (2018, August 28). In Elon Musk’s world, brakes are for cars, not CEOS. The New York Times. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/28/business/elon-musk-tesla.html

Newsletter Article without an Author ("Tesla Motors Inc.," 2008).

Tesla Motors Inc.; Tesla Motors selects BorgWarner for production of new gearbox for Tesla Roadster. (2008, September 28). Transportation Business Journal. Retrieved from http://db19.linccweb.org/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.db19.linccweb.org/docview/217725314?accountid=39572