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APA 6th Edition

To see information on referencing journal articles without DOIs, please see "How do I reference a journal article in APA Style (no DOI)?". If the journal article has a DOI, please see below:

Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 49(4), 544-547. doi: 10.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15

OR

Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media49(4), 544-547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15

OR

Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA Style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media49(4), 544-547. https://doi.org/10.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15

  • See page 198, e.g. #1, of the APA manual.
  • In this example, “49” is the volume number, and “(4)” is the issue number of the journal. As per APA rules, “if each issue of a journal begins on page 1, give the issue number in parentheses immediately after the volume number” (American Psychological Association, 2010, p. 198).
  • If you're presenting the DOI in URL form, provide the full URL in the reference without the "doi:" identifier or "Retrieved from:".
  • For more information about DOIs, please see "What is a DOI and how is it used in APA style?" and "How do I reference a periodical in APA style?".
  • In-text citation: (Godfrey, 2005, p. X)

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

APA 7th Edition

To see information on referencing journal articles without DOIs, please see How Do I Reference a Journal Article in APA Style (no DOI)?. If the journal article has a DOI, please see below:

Godfrey, D. (2005). Adapting historical citations to APA style. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media49(4), 544-547. https:// doi.org/10.1207/s15506878jobem4904_15

  • Parenthetical citation: (Godfrey, 2005, p. 45)
  • Narrative citation: Godfrey (2005, p.45)
  • See example #1 on page 317 of the APA Style manual.
  • In this example, “49” is the volume number, and “(4)” is the issue number of the journal. As per APA rules, “place the issue number immediately after the volume number (with no space in between), and enclose the issue number in parentheses” (American Psychological Association, 2020, p.294)
  • For more information about DOIs, please see What is a DOI and How Is It Used in APA Style? and How Do I Reference a Periodical in APA Style?

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000