APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix).

How to do citations in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) style?
cite APA 6th edition (



How do you cite a book in the APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (Edition; E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.). City: Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) citation:
Rowling, J. K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1st ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
And an in-text citation book citation in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) citation style?
How do you cite scientific papers in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) format?

Here’s a APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), pages Used. doi: DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix):
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) style?

Here’s an APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved April 7, 2020, from https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Retrieved April 7, 2020, from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

Citing websites and links in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension →

How to cite a YouTube video APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix)

Here’s a APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. Retrieved April 7, 2020, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix)?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. Retrieved April 7, 2020, from YouTube website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix).
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. Retrieved from https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) referencing style?

An example song citation in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix).
Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title. In Album. Retrieved from http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix):
The Beatles. (1969). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. Retrieved from https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


You can automate citing and referencing any source in APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) using Citationsy.

Cite sources using the APA 6th edition ("doi:" DOI prefix) Citation Machine

Citationsy is a reference management used by more than 200 000 students, academics, and researchers around the world.
It’s free to use and has iPhone and Android apps available. Sign up now →


*
Stop doing your references by hand

Sign up for free