How do I cite an online journal article in APA?
A basic reference list entry for a journal article in APA must include:
- Author or authors.
- Year of publication of the article (in round brackets).
- Article title.
- Journal title (in italics).
- Volume of journal (in italics).
- Issue number of journal in round brackets (no italics).
- Page range of article.
- DOI or URL.
Can a DOI be a link?
A digital object identifier (DOI) can be used to cite and link to electronic documents. A DOI is guaranteed never to change, so you can use it to link permanently to electronic documents. You can save the link easily by using the link menu available from your browser (using the right click if you use a mouse).
What is an example of a DOI?
A DOI is a permanent ID that, when appended to http://dx.doi.org/ in the address bar of an Internet browser, will lead to the source. For example, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aaq063 will take you directly to the information page for the article “An Analysis of the Pricing of Traits in the U.S. Corn Seed Market.”
How do you reference a DOI?
When referencing the citations in the reference list, APA style is to include the DOI for all electronic media. The typical reference in APA style would use the following format: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article.
Why do we cite sources?
Citing or documenting the sources used in your research serves three purposes: It gives proper credit to the authors of the words or ideas that you incorporated into your paper. It allows those who are reading your work to locate your sources, in order to learn more about the ideas that you include in your paper.
What to do if there is no DOI APA 7?
- Include the publisher or publishers.
- Give the DOI if available.
- If there is no DOI, give the URL but only if the URL is available to all readers (so not a library database URL)
- If there is no DOI or any URL available to all readers, reference as for a print book, e.g.
How do you cite a source that is citing another source?
Your in-text citation should include both authors: the author(s) of the original source and the author(s) of the secondary source. For example: (Habermehl, 1985, as cited in Kersten, 1987). In your reference list you should provide the details of the secondary source (the source you read).