Citing Sources -- APA

Articles from a database

 Please note that these examples refer to articles retrieved from a database as opposed to the free Internet.  For examples of citing articles on the Internet, click on the Internet resources tab above.  Also, please note that the information presented under this tab concerns the electronic retrieval aspects of formulating a citation.  For guidance on correctly citing bibliographic information (such as author names, publication dates, journal titles, etc), please see the print articles tab above.


Scholarly Journal Article:

With DOI:

Morio, H., & Buchholz, C. (2008). How anonymous are you online? Examining online social behaviors from
     a cross-cultural perspective.  AI & Society, 23(2), 297-307. doi:10.1007/s00146-007-0143-0


Without DOI:


Jacobsen, W.C. & Forste, R. (2011). The Wired Generation: Academic and Social Outcomes of Electronic
     Media Use Among University StudentsCyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 14(5).
     Retrieved from Academic Search Premier.




Based upon the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, sections 6.31 and 7.01, and the APA Style Guide to Electronic References, page 3.

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