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APA FOR KENDALL COLLEGE: ARTICLES

This is the landing page for Kendall College’s APA guide and source to help students.

CITING ARTICLES IN PERIODICALS USING APA

Here are the most common types of periodicals you might have to cite using APA style, this LibGuide covers print and electronic sources.

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HOW DOES THIS WORK?

You don’t need to become an APA master in order to cite correctly, you simply need to become familiar with this style of citing.

There is a general pattern (format) for citing different types of sources. Depending on the additional information that you need to include, there are particular places where the information needs to be inserted.

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CITING SPECIFICS WITH EXAMPLES

 

 

 

 

APA GENERAL FORMAT FOR DATABASE ARTICLES

GENERAL EXAMPLE:

1. Author’s last name and initials of first name (and middle name). List all of the authors following the rules for multiple authors

2. Publication year, month (spelled), and the day inside a parenthesis (Journals – use the year only)

3. Article title (no italics or quotation marks) (Capitalize only the first word of the title and subtitle proper nouns/adjectives)

4. Name of the periodical (including subtitles) italicized and capitalize all major words followed by a comma

5. Provide the volume number (in italics) next to the issue number in parenthesis followed by a comma.

6. Provide page range for The journal article

7. If the article has a DOI (digital object identifier) include the number.

WHOLE CITATION:

Shillingford, S., & Karlin, N. J. (2013). The role of intrinsic motivation in the

academic pursuits of nontraditional students. New Horizons In

Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 25(3), 91-102.

doi:10.1002/nha3.20033

IN-TEXT CITATION:

(Shillingfor & Karlin, 2016)

Shillingfor and Karlin (2016) define…

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APA GENERAL FORM FOR ARTICLES

GENERAL RULES:

1. Author’s last name and initials of first name (and middle name)

2. Publication year, month (spelled), and the day inside a parenthesis (Journals – use the year only)

3. Article title (no italics or quotation marks) (Capitalize only the first word of the title and subtitle proper nouns/adjectives)

4. Title or name of the periodical (including subtitles) italicized and capitalize all major words followed by a comma

5. Provide the volume number (in italics) next to the issue number in parenthesis followed by a comma.

6. Provide page numbers for the article (Only use the abbreviations p. or pp. with newspapers)

WHOLE CITATION:

Maindenberg, M. (2016, May 30). Machines vs. fight for $15: The future of

the kitchen could be automation. Crain’s Chicago Business, 39(22), 8. 

IN-TEXT CITATION:

(Maindenberg, 2016)

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CITING UPDATE

After reviewing some of these specific points, you should have noticed the following:

  • There is always a way to cite.
  • There is a basic pattern to citing articles whether these are from periodicals (magazines and newspapers) or from databases.
  • The title of the article is always listed before the name of the periodical. Think smaller parts before the whole.
  • Volume number, issue number and page numbers are always listed after the name of the periodical; all of these are separated by a comma.
  • Retrieval information comes at the very end, and there is no need to follow with a period.