Some of the most common cited article formats are listed below. For more detailed examples consult the APA Manual, 6th edition.
General article format:
Author, A. A., Author B. B., & Author C. C. (1967). Title of article. Title of Periodical, xx, pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx
Journal article with a DOI:
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
Journal article without a DOI and retrieved online:
Reif, A., & Gaulin, L. (2010). Best practices for a reduction in force: A basic checklist. Employee Relations Journal, 35(5), 38-41. Retrieved from http://www.aspenpublishers.com
Magazine article (print):
Lowry, R. (2007, December). Cut from the same cloth. National Review, 59(22), 34-36.
Magazine article (online):
Lowry, R. (2007, December). Cut from the same cloth. National Review, 59(22), Retrieved from http://www.nationalreview.com
Newspaper article (print):
Pesquera, A. (2007, December 6). Small businesses learn, network at conference. San Antonio Express-News, p. 2E.
Newspaper article (online):
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