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APA: F. Magazine Article

Helpful Tips:

If you view a magazine article online you will need to include the URL of the magazine's home page in your reference. 

If you view a magazine article from within an article database you will have to do a quick search outside of the database to locate the home page for that particular magazine (p. 198).  You would include the URL of the magazine's home page in your reference.

Magazine Article (p. 200)

General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year, page number)
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. 
            Magazine Title, Volume(issue), page range. Retrieved from URL of magazine
            home page [if viewed online].  
Example 1
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Henry & Mehta, 1990)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Henry & Mehta, 1990, p. 30)
      Henry, W. A., & Mehta, N. S. (1990, April 9). Beyond the melting pot. Time, 135, 28-31.
Example 2
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Kuttner, 2003)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Kutner, 2003, p. 26)
      Kuttner, R. (2003, September 8). The great American pension-fund robbery. Business
            Week, 24-26. Retrieved from

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