Guide: How to cite a Magazine in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Magazine in APA style

Cite A Magazine in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a magazine using the APA 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 APA style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publication Title, (Issue number), Pages Used. Retrieved October 10, 2013, from http://Website URL


Malouff, J. (n.d.). Overcoming A Phobia. Health Naturally Magazine, (18), Unknown.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Gave examples of phobic experiences, a definition of phobias, claimed that genes play a role in developing phobias and gave the example of Pavlov's dogs. As I received this article via email from Prof. Malouff, I did not access the magazine in which it was published and am unable provide the page numbers and publish date, as these are unavailable online. This article is from a reliable source (Prof. Malouff), an expert on phobias. (Malouff, n.d.)

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