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APA Bibliography: Periodical Sources

APA Bibliography: Periodical Sources

Author: Sydney Bauer
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This lesson introduces how to format a periodical source in an APA bibliography.
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APA Reference List Entry: Periodical Sources

 

APA Reference List Entry Format: Periodical
*note that “sentence case” means that only the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
 
For an article in a Journal:
List the author by last name and initials, followed by the year of publication in parentheses. The title of the article appears in sentence case followed by a period. The title of the periodical is then italicize in Title Case followed by a comma, then the volume number, a comma, and then enclose the issue number in parentheses. Use one last comma to separate the page numbers from the enclose issue number and end it all with a period.
 
Author’s last name, Initials. (year of publication). Title of the article in sentence case. Title of Periodical in Title Case, volume number italicized (issue number), page number – page number.
 
Murray, H. A. (1959). Introduction to the issue of myth and mythmaking. Daedalus, 88 (2), 221-222.
 
Article in a magazine:
Author’s last name, Initials. (Date of publication). Title of the article in sentence case. Title of Magazine Italicized in Title Case, volume number, pages.
 
Janjigian, A. (2011, Nov. 9). Creating Crisp Gingersnaps. Cook’s Illustrated, 12, 25-27.
 
Article in a newspaper:
Use the abbreviation “p.” for a single cited page and “pp.” for multiple pages cited and then list the pages. New York Times, pp. 2A, 3B.
 
Author’s last name, Initials. (Date of publication). Title of the article in sentence case. Title of Newspaper Italicized in Title Case , p. #, #.