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What is APA style and format with example

Article citation APA styles

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1. What is APA style
2. Types of apa style

 

What is APA style

APA format is the official style of the American Psychological Association (APA. APA (American Psychological Association) is a writing style/format and used to cite source in behavioral and social sciences, It is commonly used to citing Journals article, Magazine, Newspaper, Website and books. APA format is mostly used by scientific journals like (Medical, dental, pharmacy) in many textbooks.
There are many types of APA style for different different sources

 

Types of APA styles

  • APA style for books
  • APA style for Magazine
  • APA style for Newspaper
  • APA style for Website
  • APA style for Journals articles

 

1. APA style for book

There are two different type of APA style 
Online (APA style for Online Book)
Print (APA style for Print version)

 

APA style for Online Book

You can use this example to simply cite any online books in APA style.

APA style of book structure:

Last, F. M. (Year Published) Book. Retrieved from URL or DOI

 

APA style examples for book:

Author name is : Yogesh Singh,
Here Yogesh is the first name and the singh is the last name, if you are writing refrencess in apa format, then first write last name (Singh) and after that write first name(Yogesh).
Example: Singh, Y. (2009). The ambassadors. Retrieved from http://books.google.com

 


APA style for Book Print version

APA style print book structure:

Last, F. M. (Year Published) Book. City, State: Publisher.

 

APA style print book examples:

Author name is : Suchetha Aghanashini
Example: Aghanashini, S. (2015). Harry Potter and the socerer's stone. London: Bloomsburg Children's.

 

 

2. APA style for magazine

There are two type are apa style available for magazine citation
Online (APA style for Online magazine)
Print (APA style for magazine Print version)

 

APA style for Online magazine

APA Online magazine structure:

Last, F.M. (Year, month of Publication). Article title. Magazine Title, Volume(Issue), pp.-pp.

 

APA Online magazine example:

Author name is : Archana Aggarwal
Example: Aggarwal, A. (2019, March). Periodontal ligament injection v/s oral nerve block. Santosh Univ J Health Sci, 5(1), 1-2.

 

 

Print (APA style for magazine Print version)

APA Print magazine structure:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Magazine Title, Page(s). Retrieved from URL OR DOI


 

APA Print magazine example:

Author name is : Sarita Aggarwal

Example: Aggarwal, S. (2019, March). Bilateral disciform keratitis: A rare entity. Santosh Univ J Health Sci, 48-49. http://doi.org/10.18231/j.sujhs.2019.012

 

 

3. APA style for Newspaper

Type of APA style for newspaper
APA style for online newspaper
APA style for print newspaper


APA style for online newspaper

APA Online newspaper structure:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. Page(s). Retrieved from URL.

 


APA Online magazine example:

Author name is : Archana Aggarwal
Example: Aggarwal, A. (1990, March 7). Bills target Lake Erie mussels. The Pittsburgh Press, p. A4. Retrieved from http://www.pittsburghpress.com

 


APA style for print newspaper

APA print newspaper structure:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Newspaper Title, pp. Page(s).


APA print magazine example:
Author name is : Yogesh Singh
Example: Singh, Y. (1990, March 7). Bills target Lake Erie mussels. The Pittsburgh Press, p. A4.

 

 

4. APA style for Website

Type of APA style for Website
APA style for Website
APA style for Blog Post


APA style for Website

APA style for Website structure:

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Retrieved from URL


 

APA style for Website example:

Author name is : Yogesh Singh
Example: Singh, Y. (2019, June 24). Open access journals. Retrieved from https://www.openacessjournal.com


 

APA style for Blog Post

APA Blog Post structure:

Last, F. M. (Year Month Date Published). Article title [Type of blog post]. Retrieved from URL.

 


APA Blog Post example:

Author name is : Karan Rana
Example: Rana, K. (2019, July 17). What is google scholar[Web log post]. Retrieved July 24, 2019, from https://www.openacessjournal.com/blog/22/what-is-google-scholar


 

 

5. APA style for Journals articles

Type of APA style for Website
APA style for Online Journals
APA style for Print Journals


APA style for Online Journals

APA style for Online Journals structure:

Last, F. M. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume(Issue), pp. Page(s). doi:# or Retrieved from URL


APA style for Online Journals example:

Author name is : Jose P Augustine
Example: Augustine, J.P. (2019). Prevalence of asymptomatic Helicobacter pylori infection in Kerala. Indian J Microbiol Res, 6(2), 183. Doi:https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmr.2019.039

 

APA style for Print Journals

APA Blog Post structure:

Last, F. M. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume(Issue), pp. Pages.


APA Print Journals example:

Author name is : Kabir singh bisht
Example: Bisht, K. S. (1994). Public attitudes toward government spending. American Journal of Political Science, 38(2), 336-361.

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