APA 7th Referencing Guide — Journal Article with One or Two Authors

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APA Referencing Guide — Journal article with one or two authors


  • For articles with one or two authors include both family names in the citation.
Format and order
  • Author(s) (family name, comma followed by initials, with full stop and space after each initial)
  • (Year of publication). (in round brackets, followed by a full stop)
  • Title of article (first letter capitalised, followed by full stop)
  • Title of Journal, (in italics, all words in title capitalised other than words such as of, in etc., followed by comma)
  • Volume number (in italics, this may be a month, season or number)
  • (Issue) (in round brackets)
  • Page numbers. (without page abbreviations, followed by full stop)
  • https://doi.org/ (if there is a DOI or URL if there is no DOI)
In-text citation

As Nnoromele (2010) depicts…

"The discovery of large numbers of resistant populations in cheese advocates for the establishment of stronger hygienic practices in cheese manufacture" (Flórez & Mayo, 2015, p. 68).

Blaton (2003) attributes the western way of life as a contributing factor…

Reference list

Nnoromele, S. C. (2010). Representing the African woman: Subjectivity and self in the joys of motherhood. Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 43(2), 178-190. http://doi.org/10.1080/00111610209602179

Blaton, V. (2003). The role of lipids in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease: Guideline for diagnosis and treatment. The Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. 14(2), 59-64. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6169141/

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