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APA 6th ed.

Check with your professor for any individual preferences in citation styles, particularly journal articles from a database. This information comes from   the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition.

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Examples

Journal Articles

With DOI assigned: A DOI (digital object identifier) is a unique alphanumeric assigned to an article.

Calcagno, J., Crosta, P., Bailey, T., & Jenkins, D. (2007). Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on community college student outcomes. Research in Higher Education, 48, 775-801. doi:10.1007/s11162-007-9053-8

No DOI assigned

Reif, A., & Gaulin, L. (2010). Best practices for a reduction in force: A basic checklist. Employee Relations Law Journal, 35(5), 38-41. Retrieved from http://www.aspenpublishers.com

Hoffman, C. B. & Rowland, D. (2007). Covering America's uninsured. American Journal of Nursing, 104(4), 75-79. 

Albright, T.L. & Burge, S.K. (2003). Improving firearm storage habits: Impact of brief office counseling by family physicians. The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice, 16(1), 40-46. Retrieved from http://www.jabfm.org/

If no DOI is assigned to the content and you retrieved it online, include the home page for the journal, newsletter, or magazine. Use this format: Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx (p. 198, APA 6th ed.)

Magazine Articles

Magazine Article

Lowry, R. (2007, December). Cut from the same cloth. National Review, 59(22), 34-36.

Online Magazine Article

Lowry, R. (2007, December). Cut from the same cloth. National Review, 59(22). Retrieved from http://www.nationalreview.com

Newspaper Articles

Newspaper article

Pesquera, A. (2007, December 6). Small businesses learn, network at conference. San Antonio Express-News, p. 2E.

Online Newspaper article

Dillon, S. (2008, February 27). Survey finds teenagers ignorant on basic history and literature questions. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com

Books

Print Book

Solso, R. L. (2003). The psychology of art and the evolution of the conscious brain. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

Ebooks

Electronic /eBooks of print book

Thorne, K. (2007). Essential creativity in the classroom: Inspiring kids. Retrieved from http://www.EBSCOebooks.com

Book chapter from electronic books

Byrne, A. (2004). What phenomenal consciousness is like. In R.C. Gennaro (Ed.), Higher-order theories of consciousness: An anthology (pp. 203-225). Retrieved from http://www.netlibrary.com

Dissertation from a database

Weitz, S.A. (2007). Bourbon, pork chops, and red peppers: Political immorality in Florida, 1945—1968 (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. (AAT 3263791)

ERIC Document

Andrews, S.E. (2007). The impact of modeling upon preservice teachers in a content area reading course. Retrieved from ERIC database. ( ED499388)

Miscellaneous:

Report from nongovernmental organization, publisher as author

Food Bank for New York City.  (2009). NYC Hunger Experience 2009. Retrieved from http://www.foodbanknyc.org/go/policy-and-research/policy-and-research-reports/nyc-hunger-experience

Annual Report

Anheuser-Busch Companies. (2006). Brewing our future: 2006 annual report. Retrieved from http://www.anheuser-busch.com/_pdf/2006AR_Anheuser_Busch.pdf

Article on Web site

Pons, M. (2002). School vouchers: The emerging track record. National Education Association. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/vouchers/02voutrack.html

Article on Web site no author or date

Voucher. (n.d.). National Education Association. Retrieved February 29, 2008, from http://www.nea.org/vouchers/index.html

Video blog post

Greig, T. (2007, November 18). Bibliographic instruction business card stickers. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtube.com/watch?v=B0v64bZ08HQ