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APA Style Guide: 7th Edition

Magazine Article from Website, with DOI


Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year, Month followed by date of publication). Title of article in sentence case: Capitalize the first word of the subtitle. Title of Magazine in Mixed Case and Italics, volume number in italics(issue number in brackets), first page-last page.


Bergeson, S. (2019, January 4). Really cool neutral plasmas. Science, 363(6422), 33-34.


  • Author, A. A. = Author's surname followed by first and middle initials, when available.
  • If no date is visible, use the abbreviations n.d.
  • Provide surnames and initials for up to and including 20 authors.
  • When there are two to 20 authors, use an ampersand (&) before the final author's name.
  • When there are 21 or more authors, include the first 19 authors' names, insert an ellipsis (...), and then add the final author's name.
  • Include the year, month, and date of publication when available.

Examples of formatting an in-text citation for this item are outlined below:

Reference Information

Bergeson, S. (2019, January 4). Really cool neutral plasmas. Science, 363(6422), 33-34.

In-text Citation Guidelines



Parenthetical citation example



Consider this a paraphrased sentence (Bergeson, 2019).   


Narrative citation example


According to Bergeson (2019), "consider this a direct quote" (p. 34).

Remember, in-text citation formatting may change depending on a number of factors.

See Number of Authors, Publication Date, and Page/Paragraph Number or Heading for more information.