Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2017     Views: 4602

Print Journal or Magazine Article

The basic format for citing a print journal or magazine article in APA style is:

Author, A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal or Magazine, volume number(issue number), page numbers.

For example (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, 28-31.

Electronic Journal or Magazine Article

The basic format for citing an electronic journal or magazine article in APA style is:

Author, A. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal or Magazine, volume number(issue number), page numbers. doi: 10.xxxxxxxxxx

NOTE: when available, use the DOI number but if a DOI number is not available, use the home URL.

For example (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

Appel, S. H. (1998). The management of multicultural group conflict. Team Performance Management, 45(5), 211. doi: 10.1108/13527599810234173

Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today's schools. Time, 135, 28-31. Retrieved from http://www.time.com/time/magazine

This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to site a journal or magazine article in your class assignments and projects.

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More Information

The library provides access to resources like video tutorial and web resources that can help you cite journal or magazine articles in APA style. Please visit our Citing Your Sources guide or explore the resources below for help. You may also want to contact the Learning Center (UC Students) or Online Writing Center (COCE Students) for additional information about citing sources in APA Style.

Video tutorials on APA style including citing sources, formatting papers, and more are available via the Atomic Learning database. Please note: you will be asked to log in using your SNHU email username and password. 

Helpful Web Resources:

These web resources may be helpful if you need assistance citing journal or magazine articles in APA Style. However, be sure to evaluate any sources you use--the Shapiro Library cannot vouch for the accuracy of information provided on external websites.

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