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APA Journal Reference Generetor

APA style originated in 1929, when a group of psychologists, anthropologists, and business managers convened and sought to establish a simple set of procedures, or style rules, that would codify the many components of scientific writing to increase the ease of reading comprehension.

As with other editorial styles, APA Style consists of rules or guidelines that a publisher observes to ensure clear and consistent presentation of written material.

When you cite within citation machine source like newspaper, article from online periodical with DOI or online periodical without DOI  found through a library subscription database, you must include some key components. The following are helpful hints on how to do this.

For basic reference of periodical source  APA citation generator requires that authors are named last name followed by initials; publication year, followed by a period. The title of the article is in sentence-case, meaning only the first word and proper nouns. The periodical title is run in title case, and is followed by the volume number. If a DOI has been assigned to the article that you are using, you should include this after the page numbers for the article. If no DOI has been assigned and you are accessing the periodical online, use the URL of the website from which you are retrieving the periodical.

Creating reference for APA journal it is necessary to distinguish journals that are paginated by volume begin with page one in issue one, and continue numbering issue two where issue one ended, etc., and journals paginated by issue begin with page one every issue; therefore, the issue number gets indicated in parentheses after the volume.

Nonetheless to perform citation via APA journal citation generator the essentials would be:

  • The author;
  • The date of publication;
  • The title of the article;
  • The title of the journal;
  • Volume (issue);
  • Page numbers.