How Do I Cite a Journal or Magazine Article Using APA?
A Journal Article with One Author
- Author’s Name. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of journal, Volume information (Issue information), Inclusive page numbers.
A Journal Article with Two Authors (journal paginated by issue)
- Maten, Y. A. (1993). Electronic communication in large organizations. Technical Communication, 39(2), 60-65.
A Journal Article with More than Six Authors (journal with continuous pagination)
- Klimoski, R., & Palmer, S., (1993). The ADA and the hiring process in organizations. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 45(2), 10-36.
A Magazine Article (with author)
- Wolchik, S. A., West, S. G., Sandler, I. N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68(4), 843-856.
A Magazine Article (anonymous)
- Kandel, E. R. (2000, November 10). Neuroscience: Breaking down scientific barriers to the study of brain and mind. Science, 290, 1113-112.
A Magazine article with discontinuous pages:
- The blood business. (1992, September 11). Time, 97, 47-48.
- Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. People Weekly, 55-56, 70-71.
A Journal Article found in a database (same as the print equivalent)
- Author’s Name. (Date of publication). Title of Article. Title of Journal, Volume information (Issue information), Inclusive page numbers. Date of retrieval, from Name of database.
A Journal Article found in a database (different from the print equivalent)
- VandenBos, G., Knapp, S., & Doe, J. (2001). Role of reference elements in the selection of resources by psychology undergraduates [Electronic version]. Journal of Bibliographic Research, 5, 117-123.
If your source does not appear in this guide or for further information or examples, consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition) (Call Number: Ref BF76.7 .P83 2001) available in the Ready Reference Collection at the Information Desk or in the Reference Collection. You can also refer to the Instruction Office's list of resources; we specifically recommend Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL). You can also contact the SIUE Writing Center or visit APA's site.
- Jacobson, J.W., Mulick, J. A., & Schwartz, A. A. (1995). A history of facilitated communication: Science, pseudoscience, and antiscience. American Psychologist, 50, 750-765. Retrieved January 12, 2001, from PsychARTICLES database.