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APA 7th Edition Style Guide

Correctly cite and reference resources in APA (7th Edition) Style..

Referencing - Periodicals

Journal Article -  20 or less authors

Author, A. A, Author B. B, Author C. C, Author D. D, & Author, E. E(Year of publication)Article title: Capitalise the first letter after colonJournal name [Italicise]. Volume [Italicise](Issue), page numberDOI or URL (required if available)

Chin, C. (2007). Teacher questioning in science classrooms: Approaches that stimulate productive thinking. Journal of Research in Science Teaching44(6), 815–843. https://doi.org//10.1002/tea.20171

Chong, E. (2008). Harnessing distributed musical expertise through edublogging. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology24(2), 181-194. https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.1220

Gopinathan, S., & Deng, Z. (2006). Fostering school-based curriculum development in the context of new educational initiatives in Singapore. Planning and Changing: An Educational Leadership and Policy Journal37(1/2), 93-110. https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ756218

  • List all the authors by their last names and initials

 

Journal Article - More than 20 authors

Author, A. A, Author B. B., Author C. C., Author D. D., Author E. E., Author F. F., Author G. G., Author H. H., Author I. I., Author J. J., Author K. K., Author L. L., Author M. M., Author N. N., Author O. O., Author P. P., Author Q. Q., Author R. R., Author S. S., . . . Author U. U(Year of publication)Article title: Capitalise the first letter after colonJournal name [Italicise]Volume [Italicise](Issue)page number. DOI or URL (required if available)

Wiskunde, B., Arslan, M., Fischer, P., Nowak, L., Van den Berg, O., Coetzee, L., Juárez, U., Riyaziyyat, E., Wang, C., Zhang, I., Li, P., Yang, R., Kumar, B., Xu, A., Martinez, R., McIntosh, V., Ibáñez, L. M., Mäkinen, G., Virtanen, E., . . . Kovács, A. (2019). Indie pop rocks mathematics: Twenty One Pilots, Nicolas Bourbaki, and the empty set. Journal of Improbable Mathematics27(1), 1935–1968. https://doi.org/10.0000/3mp7y-537

  • After the first 19 authors, add an ellipsis (. . .), and include only the final author of the published work

Magazine Article

Author, A. A, Author B. B, & Author, C. C(Date of publication)Article title: Capitalise the first letter after colonMagazine title [Italicise]Volume [Italicise](Issue)page numberDOI or URL (required if available)

Pappas, S. (2020, April/May). 10 Way to maintain your vitality in teaching. Monitor on Psychology51(3), 66-69.
https://www.apa.org/monitor/2020/2020-04-monitor.pdf

Widdicombe, L. (2020, April 2). The great Zoom-school experiment. The New Yorker.
https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-local-correspondents/the-great-zoom-school-experiment

 

Magazine Article with No Author

Article title: Capitalise the first letter after colon. (Date of publication)Magazine name [Italicise]Volume [Italicse](Issue)page numberDOI or URL (if available)

Nurturing global citizens through literature education. (2020, March). SingTeach, (72). https://singteach.nie.edu.sg/issue72-research1/

  • In this example, the volume and page number were omitted as they were unavailable.

 

Newspaper Article with Associated Newspaper (e.g. The Straits Times, The New York Times etc)

Author, A. A, Author B. B, & Author, C. C(Date of publication)Article title: Capitalise the first letter after colon. Newspaper title [Italicise]URL

Teng, A. (2020, April 20). Home learning a challenge for those with special needs kids. The Straits Times.  https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/home-learning-a-challenge-for-those-with-special-needs-kids

 

Article on a News Website (e.g. Channel News Asia, BBC, CNN etc)

Author, A. A, Author B. B, & Author, C. C(Date of publication)Article title: Capitalise the first letter after colon [Italicise]Name of WebsiteURL

Sim, F. (2018, May 16). Make education more inclusive, update curriculum to reflect changing times, say MPs. CNA. https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/make-education-more-inclusive-parliament-president-address-10239912