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INFT 5303 Developing & Administering Websites: APA Citation Style

APA Basics

APA Example Citations


APA Tutorial

APA Format in Word 2016 by Colin Murphy, Ed.D. 


About DOI in APA

DOI is a digital object identifier

The DOI is a a web address linked to the publisher information of the article or book chapter. This is more stable than using a link from a database. A group of publishers, Publishers Linking International Association (PILA) formed the CrossRef depository as a collaborative linking system. To find more information go to

To find a DOI for a publication you can use the CrossRef website:

A simple way to do so is to use the Search Metadata search and enter the title of the article. Then you can check for the matching item.