Guide: How to cite a Journal in APSA style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in APSA style

Cite A Journal in APSA style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the APSA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APSA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'. Publication Title Volume number(Issue number): Pages Used. http://Website URL (Date Accessed).


Demirtas, Selda Celen, and Esin Tezer. 2012. 'Romantic Relationship Satisfaction, Commitment To Career Choices And Subjective Well-Being'. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences 46: 2542--2549.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname Year Published)


Romantic relationship satisfaction, commitment to career choices 
and subjective well-being (Demirtas and Tezer 2012)

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