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APA (6th ed.) referencing guide (Online): 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


Gilmore and Millar (2018) state that...
...(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


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

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.