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H 476: Planning and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs

Journal Article Citation: What Info Do I Need?

The basic format for a journal article citation in APA style is as follows (pay attention to capitalization in the article and journal titles and to where italics appear).

In-text Citation:

(AuthorLastName, Year)

 

Reference List:

basic journal article citation format in apa style


 

Example

In-text Citation (3-5 authors)

(Bull, Levine, Black, Schmiege, & Santelli, 2012)

 

Reference List

example journal article citation in apa style


 

So where do you find this information on the article?  See the image below for one example.

article citation information

Website Citation: What Info Do I Need?

The basic format for a website citation in APA style is as follows (please follow the guidance from the APA Style Blog entry about when to use Format Description).

 

Author, A. (date). Title of document [Format description]. Retrieved from http://URL

 

Example Citation

Example citation of webpage