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MSN (Blue Ash/Salem): Citing Your Sources

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Note:Computer generated citation tools may not be always correct. Be familiar with your citation manual and look for errors.

Citing Sources in APA

Below are a few examples of APA citations. There are many situations that don't fit the formats listed below - for more help visit the APA website to learn about specific rules and tips.

Articles (Multiple Authors)

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of the article.

Name of the Periodical, volume(issue), #–#.


Albert, R., McKnight, A. G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Thoughts in literature: A review of literature that presents ethnic and racial representation in groups across Oregon.

Psychology of Popular Media Culture8(4), 210–217.

Books (Multiple Authors)

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of the book (6th ed.).

Publisher. DOI or URL


Sapolsky, R. M. (2017). Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst.

Penguin Books. 

Webpage on a Website 

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date Published). Title of the webpage.

Publisher of the Website. URL


Kuzmich, F. D. (2019, April 1). Nursing mental health. OER Commons.

Newspaper Articles

Author, A. A., & Author B, B,. (Date Published). Title of news article.

Newspaper Publisher. URL


Carey, B. (2019, March 22). Can we get better at forgetting? The New York Times. 


Citing AI

Open AI. (Year). ChatGPT (month day version) [Large Language Model].

Author is the Author of the algorithm in this case OpenAI.

Date/year  is the year of version used.

Title is the name of the model - "ChatGPT". Version number is included after the title in parentheses.

Bracketed text should contain a descriptor for the source "Large Language Model".

Source should include the URL.