APA List of References

List of references

Your full citations are listed at the end of your paper. Start a new page titled “References”.  The citations are in alphabetical order and the whole page is double-spaced. If your citation is longer than one line, indent the following lines (hanging indentation).

Formatting your paper

For a sample paper in APA style visit the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.

Guide to formatting in APA style using Word (Northeast Wisconsin Technical College).

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 DOI

In APA your citation must include the DOI if it is available.The DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is a string of characters that provides a persistent link to the online location of a document. Each document is assigned a unique DOI. It can be found on the first page of an article or if the document was found in a database, in the document description. The DOI may be a string of characters or in the format of a URL. Not all documents have a DOI. You can find more details in the APA examples.

Examples of a DOI:

As a string of characters

10.1111/j.1545-5300.2012.01407.x

Place it at the end of your citation as:

doi:10.1111/j.1545-5300.2012.01407.x

URL format:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/rmh0000008

Place it at the end of your citation but don’t include the “doi:”