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CBR 600: Communicating, Problem Solving, and Leading in Cybersecurity: Citing Sources

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APA Citation Examples

Journal Article from a Library Database:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal title, volume(issue), pages. DOI URL

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


If there is no DOI, simply end the reference citation with the page numbers:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal title, volume(issue), pages. 

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. 

Print Book:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Book title. Publisher name.

Veletsianos, G. (2020). Learning online: The student experience. Johns Hopkins University Press.

E-book from a Library Database:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). E-book title. Publisher name. DOI URL

Chaffe-Stengel, P., & Stengel, D. (2012). Working with sample data: Exploration and inference. Business Expert Press. https://doi.org/10.4128/9781606492147


If there is no DOI, then cite as a print book:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). E-book title. Publisher name.

Burgess, R. (2019). Rethinking global health: Frameworks of power. Routledge.

Web Page:

Author last name, author first initial. (Date). Web page title. Web site publisher, if different than author. URL

Freitas, N. (2015, January 6). People around the world are voluntarily submitting to China’s Great Firewall. Why? Slate. http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/01/06/tencent_s_wechat_worldwide_internet_users_are_voluntarily_submitting_to.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). What is health literacy? https://www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy/learn/index.html


For more examples of APA citations, see the library's APA Citation Examples guide.

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