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Citation Guide (APA, MLA and More): Journal Articles

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Citing Journal Articles

The parts of your citation must be put in a certain order based on the "style" of citation you are using. Common styles at GGC are APA and MLA. More than one author? APA Example. MLA Example.

APA Journal Article
APA Journal Format

Author last name, initials. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Journal name in

     Italics.Vol(Issue)page range - with a hyphen. doi:10. xxx or https://dx.doi

APA Journal Example

Burman, J. T. (2018). Through the looking-glass: PsycINFO as an historical 

    archive of trends in psychology. History of Psychology, 21(4), 302-333.

MLA Journal Article
MLA Journal Format

Author's last name, First name Initial., "Title of Article." Title of Journal Article in

     Italics, vol., no., year, page numbers. Name of database provider. DOI or

     permalink. Date accessed.

MLA Journal Example

Soria, Krista M., et al. "Beyond Books: The Extended Academic Benefits of

     Library Use for First-Year College Students." College and Research Libraries, 

     vol. 78, no.1, 2017, pp.8-22. ERIC, doi:10.5860/crl.78.1.8. Accessed 25 Apr.