Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue number), pages. https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyyy
Albanesi, S., & Olivetti, C. (2016). Gender roles and medical progress. Journal of Political Economy, 124(3), 650-695.
Note: there may not be an issue number or a doi assigned to an article you find, so leave them out if they do not exist.
Book chapter in an edited book
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (edition number, pages of chapter). Publisher. DOI
Meacham, D., & Studley, M. (2017). Could a robot care? It's all in the movement. In Lin, P., Abney, K., & Jenkins, R. (Eds.), Robot Ethics 2.0: From Autonomous Cars to Artificial Intelligence (pp. 97-112). Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190652951.003.0007
Note: only include an edition number and a DOI if the book chapter has one. Otherwise, leave that out.
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Publisher. DOI
Rettberg, J. W. (2014). Seeing ourselves through technology: How we use selfies, blogs and wearable devices to see and shape ourselves. Springer. DOI: 10.1057/9781137476661
Note: only include a DOI if the book has one.
Author, A. A. & Author B. B. (Date of publication). Title of page [Format description when necessary]. Title of source. https://www.someaddress.com/full/url
Rakich, N. (2019). How views on gun control have changed in the last 30 years. FiveThirtyEight. https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-views-on-gun-control-have-changed-in-the-last-30-years
Note: If the page's author is not listed, start with the title instead. If the date of publication is not listed, use the abbreviation (n.d.).
Maine Homelessness Statistics. (n.d.). United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. https://www.usich.gov/homelessness-statistics/me
Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (Year, Month Date). Up to first 20 words of message as title [Type of social media]. Social media name. https://www.somesocialmediaaddress.com/url
Gates, B. [@BillGates]. (2013, February 26). #Polio is 99% eradicated. Join me & @FCBarcelona as we work to finish the job and #EndPolio. VIDEO: http://b-gat.es/X75Lvy [Tweet]. Twitter. https://twitter.com/BillGates/status/306195345845665792
Neil Gaiman. (2012, February 29). Please celebrate Leap Year Day in the traditional manner by taking a writer out for dinner. It’s been four years since many authors had a good dinner. We are waiting. Many of us have our forks or chopsticks at the [Status update]. Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/neilgaiman/posts/10150574185041016
Author. (year, month day). Title of video [Video]. Name of site. https://www.somevideoaddress.com/full/url
Harvard University. (2019, August 28). Soft robotic gripper for jellyfish [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guRoWTYfxMs
You will often find options for citing your sources in library databases.
NOTE: Remember that automatically generated citations are a great place to begin, but may contain errors. Compare citations you find in databases to those in the APA guidelines link at the top of this page.
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