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APA Referencing, How-to-Guide

Referencing print journal articles.

(You can treat any article found on one of the LSBU library databases as a print article.)

Details for referencing a journal article can normally be found on the first page of the article.

Format:

Author’s Surname, Initials. (Year of publication). Title of the article. Title of the Journal, volume number

(issue number, if available), page range of the article.

Example:

Levy, K. N., & Johnson, B. N. (2019). Attachment and psychotherapy: Implications from

empirical research. Canadian Psychology, 60(3), 178–193.

 

Referencing an online journal article.

Referencing an online journal article that you find from the open internet, such as from doing a Google search, needs to either include a URL (like, www.webpage.com) or a DOI number. DOI numbers can normally be found on the first page of the journal article PDF, or on the website where you got the article from.

 

Format:

Author’s Surname, Initials. (Year of publication). Title of the article. Title of the Journal, volume number

(issue number, if available), page range of the article. URL or DOI

 

Example with DOI:

Wei, B., Klimek, P., Pennesi, J.-L., & Blashill, A. J. (2021). Perceptual and attitudinal body image, disordered eating,

and muscle-building behavior in college men. Psychology of Men & Masculinities22(1), 156–165. https://doi.org/10.1037/men0000290

 

Example with URL:

Murayama, K., Goetz, T., Malmberg, L. E., Pekrun, R., Tanaka, A., & Martin, A. J. (2017). Within-person analysis in

educational psychology: Importance and illustrations. British Journal of Educational Psychology Monograph Series II: Psychological Aspects of Education–Current Trends: The Role of Competence Beliefs in Teaching and Learning, 71-87. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Martin35/publication/324687759_ Withinperson_analysis_in_educational_psychology_Importance_and_illustrations/links/5 add08afaca272fdaf86c82c/Within-person-analysis-in-educational-psychologyImportance-and-illustrations.pdf