Reference to a Print Copy of a Magazine, Newspaper or Journal Article:
Author. (Year). Article title: Sub-title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page numbers.
Shepard, S.J., Nicpon, M.F. & Doobay, A.F. (2010). Early entrance to college and self- concept: Comparisons across the first semester of enrollment. Journal of Advanced Academics, 22(1), 40-57.
Makary, M. (2014, March 10). The cost of chasing cancer. Time, 183(9), 24.
Smith, R. (2014, March). A new age of liberty. American Spectator, 47(2), 14-15.
Parsons, L. (2014, March 5). City mulls Golden State’s future. The Monterey County Herald, p. A2.
APA stands for American Psychological Association. APA Style is used to write papers and cite sources in the sciences such as nursing, psychology, and social sciences.
The purpose of citing sources is:
If you are asked to use APA format, be sure to consult the APA Publication Manual (6th edition), available at the MPC Library.
REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010
Many of the MPC databases provide MLA and APA citation formatting, but they are not always formatted correctly. Also, other online citation makers are not always accurate. It is important to check their accuracy against a citation style guide like this guide.