How to cite a Journal Article in APA 5th edition

Use this template to cite a Journal Article in the APA 5th Edition citation style.


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Citation Guide: Journal Article in APA 5th edition
Reference a Journal Article in APA 5th edition

How do you cite a Journal Article in the APA 5th edition referencing style?

Here’s an example Journal Article citation in APA 5th edition using placeholders.
Template:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. Journal Name. Retrieved May 5, 2021, from URL
So if we want to cite, for example, this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann we’d do so like this:

APA 5th edition Journal Article citation:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18(1), 161-172. Food Quality and Preference. Retrieved May 5, 2021, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
Citing websites and links in APA 5th edition is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Journal Article reference in APA 5th edition looks like this:
(Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

Frequently Asked Questions — APA 5th Edition Journal Article Referencing

How do I cite a Journal Article in APA 5th Edition?

You can very easily reference a Journal Article in the “APA 5th Edition” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Journal Article?

Yes — Use a APA 5th Edition reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Journal Article in APA 5th Edition?

The APA 5th Edition reference for a Journal Article is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Journal Article in APA 5th Edition?

An in-text reference for a Journal Article in APA 5th Edition is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname & Author3 Lastname, 2000)
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