APA Style Guide - 7th: Journal Article

Online Journal, Scholarly or Peer-Reviewed Article


Author Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if Listed. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Name of Journal, Volume number(Issue number), Inclusive pages. DOI or URL

With a DOI:

Zhang, L., Peng, P., Wu, Y., Ma, X., Soe, N. N., Huang, X., Wu, H., Markowitz, M., & Meyers, K. (2019). Modelling the epidemiological impact and cost-effectiveness of PrEP for HIV transmission in MSM in China. AIDS and Behavior, 23(2), 523-533. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-018-2205-3


With a URL:

Dark, D., Barratt, H., Templeton, D. J., O'Connor, C. C., & Gracey, D. M. (2019). Renal function and risk factors for renal disease for patients receiving HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis at an inner metropolitan health service. PloS One, 14(1), e0210106. http://ezproxy.library.csn.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=cmedm&AN=30653509&site=ehost-live

Common Exceptions

For references with up to 20 authors, include all names.


Sapra, N. V., Yang, K. Y., Vercruysse, D., Leedle, K. J., Black, D. S., England, R. J., Su, L., Trivedi, R. Miao, Y., Solgaard, O., Byer, R. L., & Vuckovic, J. (2020). On-chip integrated laser-driven particle accelerator. Science, 367(6473), 79-83. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aay5734

For references with more than 20 authors, include the first 19 authors followed by an ellipse (…), and then the final author’s name.


Goldstein, A., Veres, P., Burns, E., Briggs, M. S., Hamburg, R., Kocevski, D., Wilson-Hodge, C.A., Preece, R. D., Poolakkil, S., Roberts, O. J., Hui, C. M., Connaughton, V., Racusin, J., von Kienlin, A., Dal Canton, T., Christensen, N., Littenberg, T., Siellez, K. Blackburn, L., … Stanbro, M. (2017). An ordinary short gamma-ray burst with extraordinary implications: Fermi-GBM detection of GRB 170817a. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 848(2), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3847/2041-8213/aa8f41