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APA 7th Edition Citations Guide - Maple Woods

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General Format: Scholarly Article in Library Database

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year).  Title of the article. Title of Journal, volume(issue), pages. https://


Notes: Use the ampersand symbol (&) to join more than one author together in a reference entry or a citation.

According to APA rules, the volume number is italicized, but not the issue number.

Do not include the name of the database in the reference entry.