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APA Guide

7th edition

Information You Need

To write a citation for an online article you will need the following pieces of information:



Anatomy of an article citation

In callouts: Author, Date, Title, Pub info. Citation example: Wiesener, C. Spieker, L., Axelgaard, J., Horton, R., & Niedeggen, A. (2020). Supporting front crawl swimming in paraplegics using electrical stimulation: A feasibility study. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 17(1). https://ezproxy.mohawkcollege.ca/loginhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login...

Journals - One Author

Narrative In-text

Author (Date)
Andrys (2011)

Parenthetical

(Author, Date)
(Andrys, 2011)
Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if Given. (Year of Publication). Title of article: Subtitle if any. Name of Journal, Volume Number(Issue Number), first page number-last page number. doi:doi number  
Andrys, O. (2011). Proving the pudding: Optimizing the structure of academic development. Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 33(5), 485-496. doi:10.1080/1360080X.2011.605223

Journals - Two to Twenty Authors

Narrative In-text (2 authors)

Author and Author (Date)
Andrys and Brown (2011)

Parenthetical (two authors)

(Author & Author, Date)
(Andrys & Brown, 2011)

 

 

Narrative In-text (3 or more authors)

First author et al. (Date)
Andrys et al. (2011)

 

Parenthetical (three or more authors)

(First Author, et al., Date)
(Andrys et al., 2011)
Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given., & Author's last name, First initial, Second initial if given. (Year of publication). Title of article: Subtitle if any. Name of Journal,Volume Number(Issue Number), first page number-last page number. doi: doi number  
Andrys, O., & Brown, S. (2011). Proving the pudding: Optimizing the structure of academic development. Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 33(5), 485-496. doi:10.1080/1360080X.2011.605223