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APA Style Guide: Magazine Article

American Psychological Association rules for formatting papers, in-text citations, and end references. Examples based on the sixth edition of the Publication Manual from the APA. By Alexis Carlson

Magazine Article

Material Type           In-text Citation              Reference                                                        
Article from a print magazine (Markels, 2007).

Markels, A. (2007, July 23-30). Taking credit's temperature: Risky home loans run a fever, and the market prays it doesn't spread. U.S. News & World Report, 143(3), 37-39.

Notice that periodical titles are capitalized like the standard title capitalization where all major words in the title are capitalized, Title of Periodical.                                                         

Magazine article from a database (Breslin, 1963).

Breslin, J. (1963, December 14). A death in emergency room no. one. Saturday Evening Post, 44, 30-31.

 
Magazine article from the Internet (freely available)

(Copeland, 2011).

 

Copeland, L. (2011, January 26). The anti-social network: By helping other people look happy, Facebook is making us sad. Slate. Retrieved from http://www.slate.com/