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APA Style: Basics

This guide is intended to help you cite sources in APA style, avoid plagiarism, learn what APA style is and includes, find examples of APA style, lead you to campus resources that can help you cite sources in APA, and more.

Magazine Articles


NOTE: Don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines. 

General Format

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date). Title of article. Title of magazine, Volume(Issue), page numbers.

For Example

No Author

The summer inferno: Fires in Australia. (2020, January 4). Human dignity-centered business ethics: A conceptual framework for business leaders. The Economist, 434(9175), 25.

With Author

Coe, J. (2019, June 17). How Brexit broke Britain. TIME Magazine, 193(23), 32.

Corresponding In-Text Citation

No Author

("The summer inferno", 2019)

OR

"The summer inferno" (2019)


With Author

(Coe, 2019)

OR

Coe (2019)

General Format

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date). Title of article. Title of magazine, Volume(Issue), page numbers. DOI

For Example

Sansone, A. E. (2020, February). Natural benefits of pomegranate. Prevention, 72(2), 24-25.

Manning, P. (2019, November 15). Piling on the pressures to ecosystems: Identifying dangerous combinations of assaults could prevent ecosystem collapse. Science, 366(6467), 801. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaz9000

NOTE: If the article doesn't have a DOI end the citation after the page number(s).

Corresponding In-Text Citation

(Sansone, 2020)

OR

Sansone (2020)


(Manning, 2019)

OR

Manning (2019)

General Format

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date). Title of article. Title of magazine. URL

For Example

Ross, A. (2020, January 13). The past and the future of the earth’s oldest trees. The New Yorker. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/01/20/the-past-and-the-future-of-the-earths-oldest-trees

Corresponding In-Text Citation

(Ross, 2020)

OR

Ross (2020)

More Information

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