Guide: How to cite a Journal in APA style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in APA style

Cite A Journal in APA style

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Use the following template to cite a journal 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, Volume number(Issue number), Pages Used. doi:DOI Number


Williander, M. (2015). Four Business Models for a Fast Commercialization of Plug-in Cars. Lecture Notes In Mobility, 17. doi:DOI 10.1007/978-3-39-1224-1_2

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Plug-in vehicles are seen as one important means to lower CO2 emissions from the transport sector anti to reach a fossil independent vehicle fleet by 2030. a goal set by the Swedish government (Williander, 2015)

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