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APA 7th Edition - University of Lincoln

Journal articles with an article number instead of page numbers


Sometimes online open access journals use article numbers instead of page numbers.

If you are referencing an online article which has an article number instead of a page range, include the word 'Article' and use the article number instead of the page range.

See also the guidance on the APA's Style website at:


Parenthetical citation

(Neville et al., 2020)

Narrative citation

Neville et al. (2020)


Reference list

Neville, F. G., Drury, J., Reicher, S. D., Choudhury, S., Stott., C., Ball, R., & Richardson, D. (2020). Self-categorization as basis

     of behavioural mimicry: Experiments in The Hive. PLoS ONE, 15(10), Article e0241227.