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APA Citation

A guide to APA citation for the Science, Technology and Society Guide

Full Citation

First - this is not a complete list. This is a fast reference if you need to check out to cite a book, magazine, newspaper, website, or journal. There are APA formats for how to cite anything from a tweet, speech, image, even information you accessed from an app.

Always make sure you're citing correctly for your format!

Find out from your Professor what APA reference tool that they prefer and use that to find more formats for APA citation.

Citing:     Books             Magazine             Newspaper             Website             Journal            Journal with Multiple Authors

Book:

Author, A. (2014). Book of awesome (1st ed.). Publishing City: Name of Publisher.

E-Book:

Author, A. (2014). Book of awesome (1st ed.). Publishing City: Name of Publisher. [Brand/File version]. Retrieved from www.urlwhereyouaccessbook.com

Chapter from a Book:

Author, A. (2014). Book chapter: If you're using just one section of the book. In Book of awesome (1st ed., Vol. 1, pp. 33-98). Publishing City: Name of Publisher.

Magazine Article:

Author, B. (2014, August 28). This magazine article will change your life. Magazine Magazine, 25-47.

Print Newspaper:

Journalist, J. (2014, August 28). News of the day. Newspaper of This Place, pp. 11-12.

Online Newspaper:

Journalist, J. (2014, August 28). News of the day. Newspaper of This Place, pp. 11-12. Retrieved August 30, 2014, from www.urlfornewspaperarticle.com/permalink/please

Website:

Blogger, M. (2014, July 15). Best website article ever. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from www.websiteurl.com/thatleadstoarticle/thanks

Print Journal:

Research, R. (2014). Just the journal article you needed. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550.

Online Journal:

Research, R. (2014). Just the journal article you needed. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from www.urlofonlinejournal.com/linktoarticle/permalink/please

Journal from a Database:

Research, R. (2014). Just the journal article you needed. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550. (2014, August 28). Retrieved August 29, 2014, from Name of Database Accessed.

Journal with Corporate Author

Company Name. (2014). Just the journal article you need. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from Name of Database Accessed.

Journal with Two Authors:

Research, R., & GradAssistant, T. (2014). Just the journal article you needed. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from Name of Database Accessed.

Journal with Three to Seven Authors:

Research, R., GradAssistant, T., Researchy, K., Analyst, M., Scientist, C., Engineer, T., & Expert, K. (2014). Just the journal article you needed. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from Name of Database Accessed.

Journal Article with More than Seven Authors:

Research, R., GradAssistant, T., Researchy, K., Analyst, M., Scientist, C., Engineer, T., ... Scholar, M. (2014). Just the journal article you needed. Journal of Research, 99(99), 2015-3550. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from Name of Database Accessed.