According to APA 7th Edition guidelines you need to find out as much information as you can about who created and published a source and when. You communicate this to your audience through in-text and Reference List citations which your readers can look up themselves.
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Below are a just a few examples of APA citations. There are many situations which you might run into that don't fit the formats listed below - for more help visit the APA website to learn about specific rules and tips!
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of the article. Name of the Periodical, volume(issue), #–#. https://doi.org/xxxx
Albert, R., McKnight, A. G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Thoughts in literature: A review of literature that presents ethnic and racial representation in groups across Oregon. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(4), 210–217. https://doi.org/10.8909/ppm0000345
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of the book (6th ed.). Publisher. DOI or URL
Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst. Penguin Books.
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date Published). Title of the webpage. Publisher of the Website. URL
Kuzmich, F. D. (2019, April 1). Nursing mental health. OER Commons. https://www.oercommonly.edu/authors/89037-nursing-mental-health/view
Author, A. A., & Author B, B,. (Date Published). Title of news article. Newspaper Publisher. URL
Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/22/health/memory-forgetting-psychology.html
APA style requires that a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) be included in your citation, if available. To see if a journal article has been assigned a DOI, you can look it up on CrossRef or Ask a Librarian.
For more information about the DOI system, see http://www.doi.org.