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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Magazine article

In-text citation (Paraphrase with the author(s) in the sentence)

Morris (2007) suggests that
 

In-text citation (Quotation)

(Kuttner, 2003, p. 26)
 
Reference list
 
Kuttner, R. (2003, September 8). The great American pension-fund robbery. 
 
       Business Week, 24-26.  Retrieved from http://www.businessweek.com
 
Format:
 
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day).
 
       Article title: Subtitle. Magazine Title, Page numbers. Retrieved from
 
       URL address
 
 

 

 

 

 

Magazine tips

Not all magazine articles have volume or issue numbers, include those details that are given.

If you view a magazine article online you will need to include the URL of the magazine's home page in your reference.

If you view a magazine article from within an article database you will need to do a Google search (using the magazine title) to obtain the URL  for the home page for that particular magazine.  You would include the URL of the magazine's home page in your reference.