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APA 6th referencing guide: Online journal article

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Online journal article

Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a reference to an online journal article in the body of your work and in the reference list at the end.

In text citations

Example:

Gilmore and Millar (2018) state that...
OR
...(Gilmore & Millar, 2018).

Reference list

Last name, Initial(s)., & last name, initial(s). (Year). Article title. Journal title in italics, Volume number in italics(issue or part number if needed), page numbers. doi or Retrieved from URL

Example:

Dearman, D., Lechner, T. A., & Shanklin, S. B. (2018). Demand for management accounting information in small

            businesses: Judgment performance in business planning. International Journal of the Academic Business World,

           12, 93-102. Retrieved from http://jwpress.com/IJABW/Issues/IJABW-Spring-2018.pdf#page=99

Gilmore, A. & Millar, N. (2018). The language of civil engineering research articles: A corpus-based approach. English for Specific Purposes, 51, 1-17. doi:10.1016/j.esp.2018.02.002

Note: If the online version is the same as the printed version, reference it as a printed journal article. If not, then include the article's Digital Object Idenfitier (DOI). A DOI is a long unique numeric code. If a DOI is unavailable use a URL instead.