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PSYC 110: Principles of Psychology

Course guide: Spring 2024

APA 7th Style Manual

APA Reference Examples

The examples serve as a starting point for understanding APA 7th addition citations, but you can find more information on the APA website in reference examples.

Journal Articles:

Grundy, J., & Hosking, J. (2002). Developing adaptable user interfaces for component-based systems. Interacting with Computers, 14(3), 175-194. doi: 10.1016/s0953-5438(01)00049-2


Stephanidis, C. (2001). User interfaces for all: concepts, methods, and tools. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc.

Book Sections or Chapters: 

Akoumianakis, D., Grammenos, D., & Stephanidis, C. (2001). User interface adaptation: Evaluation perspectives. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), User interfaces for all: Concepts, methods, and tools (pp. 339-352). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

Conference Paper or Presentation: 

Stuerzlinger, W., Chapuis, O., Phillips, D., & Roussel, N. (2006). User interface facades: towards fully adaptable user interfaces [Paper presentation]. Proceedings of the 19th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology, Montreux, Switzerland.


Shapiro, A. (February 2, 2018). How to understand the philosophy of 'Groundhog Day' and live life by its message. NPR.


Using APA Citations to Find Articles

Article citations generally have an author's name, an article title (in quotation marks), a journal title (in italics), volume and issue numbers, a year of publication, and page numbers.

citation example

  1. Use the Journals List to see if we have access to the Journal (the name in italics) you need, and that we have access to the year you need. (You may also want to search the Wiley Online Library, since we have access to that collection through a different system.)
  2. If we don't have the journal you need, order the article via Interlibrary Loan and we'll get it to you from another library as quickly as possible (generally a few days to a week).

There are two options you can try in addition to the tried and true links above: