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APA 6th Edition - Copenhagen Business School: Journal article (print)

How to reference with APA

Journal article (print)

In-text citation (Paraphrase)

(Roberts, Lejuez, Krueger, Richards & Hill, 2009)


NOTE: A subsequent citation would appear as (Roberts et al., 2009)


In-text citation (Quotation)

(Roberts, Lejuez, Krueger, Richards & Hill, 2009, p. 1320)


Reference list

Roberts, B. W., Lejuez, C., Krueger, R. F., Richards, J. M., & Hill, P. L. (2009). What is

       conscientiousness and how can it be assessed? Developmental psychology, 50(5),




Author Surname, Initial(s)., Author Surname, Initial(s)., & Author Surname, Initial(s).

       (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(Issue), page

       numbers (without page abbreviations).


If you viewed a journal article in its print format, be sure to check if it has a DOI listed.  If it does not, your reference to the article would end after you provide the page range of the article.


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