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APA 6th edition: Citing Articles

This guide details basic information about properly formatting an APA-style paper and its accompanying references.

Citing Articles in APA Style

Journal Article with DOI:

 Paivio, A. (1975). Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye. Memory &  Cognition, 3, 635-647. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225

Journal Article without DOI:

Becker, L. J., & Seligman, C. (1981). Welcome to the energy crisis. Journal of Social Issues, 37(2), 1-7.

Newspaper articles:

Parker-Pope, T. (2008, May 6). Psychiatry handbook linked to drug industry. The New York Times. Retrieved from