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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 (3-5 authors)
(Bull, Levine, Black, Schmiege, & Santelli, 2012)
So where do you find this information on the article? See the image below for one example.
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. (Year, Month Day). Title of document [Format description]. Retrieved from http://URL
(Mayo Clinic, 2014)
Many databases and search tools will help you create formatted citations for the sources you have chosen to save or email. Here are a few examples:
1Search: Under the Actions menu, look for the Citation option when using any of the main tabs like Item Details
Medline (an EBSCOHost database): Open the full record for the reference, look for the Cite option
Google Scholar: Look for the Cite option below each source (click the More option if you don't see Cite):
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