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APA: A. General

About Citing Journal/Magazine Articles

Only the first words of the title and subtitle (and proper nouns) are capitalized in an article title.

Article titles are not italicized.

The title of the publication (journal, magazine, or newspaper) is capitalized normally and italicized.

Only include the issue number if each new issue of the journal or magazine begins with page 1. For publications with continuous pagination, only provide the volume number.

Articles accessed online

Cite articles you have accessed online as you would the print version, then add information about the online version.

Not all databases provide up-to-date APA citations, so be sure to check the APA Manual or another guide that adheres to guidelines from the 6th ed.

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