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APA 6th Edition - Copenhagen Business School: Magazine article

How to reference with APA

Magazine article

In-text citation (Paraphrase with the author(s) in the sentence)

Morris (2007) suggests that

In-text citation (Quotation)

(Kuttner, 2003, p. 26)
Reference list
Kuttner, R. (2003, September 8). The great American pension-fund robbery. 
       Business Week, 24-26.  Retrieved from
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day).
       Article title: Subtitle. Magazine Title, Page numbers. Retrieved from
       URL address

Magazine tips

Not all magazine articles have volume or issue numbers, include those details that are given.

If you view a magazine article online you will need to include the URL of the magazine's home page in your reference.

If you view a magazine article from within an article database you will need to do a Google search (using the magazine title) to obtain the URL  for the home page for that particular magazine.  You would include the URL of the magazine's home page in your reference.


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