APA Citation & Style Guide

Generic Examples

Sources With 2 Authors    

1st Author Last Name, F. M., & 2nd Author Last Name, F. M.

 Ramirez, M., & Schon, I. F.


Sources With 3 to 7 Authors

1st Author Last Name, F. M., 2nd Author Last Name, F. M., & 3rd Author Last Name, F. M.

 Aguiar, L. M., Tomic, P., & Trumper, R.


Sources With 8+ Authors

1st Author Last Name, F. M., 2nd Author Last Name, F. M., 3rd Author Last Name, F. M., 4th Author Last Name, F. M., 5th Author Last Name, F. M., 6th Author Last Name, F. M., …Final Author Last Name, F. M.

 Gilbert, D. G., McClernon, J. F., Rabinovich, N. E., Sugai, C., Plath, L. C., Asgaard, G., …Botros, N.


Generic Journal with DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

Author Last Name, F. M. Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(Number), page range. doi: DOI


Generic Journal without DOI (Online)

Author Last Name, F. M. Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(Number), page range. Retrieved from journal homepage URL


Generic Magazine (Online)

Author Last Name, F. M. (Year, Month). Article title: Subtitle. Magazine TitleVolume(Number), page range. Retrieved from magazine homepage URL


Generic Newspaper (Online)

Author Last Name, F. M. (Year, Month Date). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper TitleRetrieved from newspaper homepage URL