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APA Style 6th edition- Citing Sources: Journal Article

Journal Article with DOI

Wang, L., Tao, H., Bowers, B. J., Brown, R. & Zhang, Y. (2018). Influence of social support and self-efficacy on resilience of early career registered nurses. Western Journal of Nursing Research40(5), 648–664.

Journal Article with NO DOI

Beach, R. (2019). Engaging students in shared inquiry. Voices from the Middle, 26(3), 9-13. Retrieved from

Journal Article with 2 authors

Landers, S., & Kapadia, F. (2019). 50 years after Stonewall, the LGBTQ health movement embodies empowerment, expertise, and energy. American Journal of Public Health, 109(6), 849–850.

Note that a comma follows first author name, preceding the ampersand.


Journal Article with 3 - 6 authors

Faelens, L., Hoorelbeke, K., Fried, E., De Raedt, R., & Koster, E. H. W. (2019). Negative influences of Facebook use through the lens of network analysis. Computers in Human Behavior, 96, 13–22.

Note: This reference has no issue number, so that is omitted when constructing the reference.


Journal Article with more than 7 authors

Carfì, A., Vetrano, D. L., Mascia, D., Meloni, E., Villani, E. R., Acampora, N., … Onder, G. (2019). Adults with Down Syndrome: A comprehensive approach to manage complexity. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(6), 624–629.