Author last name, first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page numbers. DOI or URL
See specific examples below.
Dumais, S. A., Rizzuto, T. E., Cleary, J., & Dowden, L. (2013). Stressors and supports for adult online learners: Comparing first- and continuing-generation college students. American Journal of Distance Education, 27(2), 100-110. https://doi.org/10.1080/08923647.2013.783265
What is a DOI?
Some library databases, such as Academic Search Ultimate and APA PsycInfo, provide a digital object identifier (DOI) for individual articles. A DOI is a unique identifier for an online work. In the database record for an article, you will see an element that looks like this, which you should include at the end of your APA reference, preceded by "https://doi.org/":
This link will allow a reader to link to doi.org for more information about the article.
Reitzes, D. C., & Mutran, E. J. (2004). The transition to retirement: Stages and factors that influence retirement adjustment. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 59(1), 63-84.If a journal article from a database does not have a DOI, do not include a DOI or a URL.
Wentzell, G. (2018). Engaging in scholarly teaching to transform practice: Encouragement for reluctant colleagues. InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 13, 9-13. http://www.insightjournal.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/1-Wentzell_Engaging-in-Scholarly-Teaching-to-Transform-Practice-Encouragement-for-Reluctant-Colleagues.pdf
Hughes, J. C., Brestan, E. V., & Valle, L. A. (2004). Problem-solving interactions between mothers and children. Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 26(1), 1-16.
See Publication Manual, pp. 317-319.