The information and examples provided on this set of pages describing APA citation style are based on the 6th (2010) edition of the Manual. A newer 7th edition is now published and available at many of our libraries across campus. These pages will be updated to reflect the most current edition soon.
Note: Citations with more than one line of text should have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces.
Author, A.A. (year, Month/Month). Title of article. Title of magazine. volume/issue. pp.-pp.
Swedin, E. G. (2006, May/June). Designing babies: A eugenics race with China? The Futurist, 40, 18-21.
Author, A.A. (year, Month). Title of article. Title of magazine. volume/issue. Retrieved from URL of Magazine Article.
Romm, J. (2008, February 27). The cold truth about climate change. Salon.com. Retrieved from http://www.salon.com/2008/02/27/global_warming_deniers/
Will, G. F. (2004, July 5). Waging war on Wal-Mart. Newsweek, 144, 64.
Author, A.A. (year, Month day) Title of Article. Title of newspaper, p.-p.
Dougherty, R. (2006, January 11). Jury convicts man in drunk driving death. Centre Daily Times, p. 1A.
Author, A.A., Author, B.B, Author C.C. (year). Title of article. Title of periodical, xx(ii), p.-p. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxxx
Blattner, J., & Bacigalupo, A. (2007). Using emotional intelligence to develop executive leadership and team and organizational development. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 59(3), 209-219. doi:10.1037/1065-9218.104.22.168
Author, A.A. (Date of Publication). Article title. [Review of the book Title, by Book author initials and last name]. Title of publication, p. x.
Rifkind, D. (2005, April 10). Breaking their vows. [Review of the book The mermaid chair, by S.M. Kidd]. Washington Post, p. T6.
Some examples courtesy of Penn State University Libraries
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