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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: Magazine Articles

Section 10.1

In General:

  • When citing a journal article (whether accessed online or in print) that has a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), include the DOI in the reference entry formatted as a hyperlink (i.e., beginning with "https://" or  "http://").
  • If an online work has both a DOI and a URL, only include the DOI in the reference entry. 
  • If an online work does not have a DOI, include the URL according to the rules listed in Section 9.34 of the Manual. For works from most academic research databases, the URL is not required.
  • You can present DOIs and URLs as either standardized hyperlinks (typically blue and underlined) or in plain text.

General Format

      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
     (Author Surname, Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year, Page Number)
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., & Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Title of Periodical, Volume(issue) [if applicable], page range [if applicable]. https:// DOI OR https:// URL of article
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Konc, 2018)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Konc, 2018, para. 7)
Konc, R. (2018, April 30). Cool facts about the library. The New Yorker.