Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Research Guides

Eastern Washington University Libraries

FYE It's Been a Long Time Comin': Voices Impacting Change

Dr. Sheila Woodward ITGS 110

APA Style 7th Edition Examples

Note: Citations must be double-spaced, hanging indent, which is difficult to do in HTML. (In Word, go to Line Space Options.) To view these double-spaced, hanging indent, see:

From a Library Database (EBSCOhost, ProQuest, JSTOR, etc.)

Journal article with a DOI – new for 7th edition: include the hyperlinks with the DOIs

Ku, A. S. (2019). In search of a new political subjectivity in Hong Kong: The Umbrella Movement as a street theater of generational change.The China Journal, 82(1), 111-132. http://doi.org/10.1086/703449

Journal article without a DOI – do not include a URL or the name of the database

Kwok, C., & Chan, N. K. (2017). Legitimacy and forced democratisation in social movements: A case study of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. China Perspectives, 2017(3), 7-16.

Magazine article without at DOI – again, do not include a URL or the name of the database

Wherry, A. (2015, January 19). Democracy for the win. Maclean’s, 128(2), 20–22.

Newspaper article without at DOI – again, do not include a URL or the name of the database

Lamar, M., Law, F., & Steger, I. (2014, December 11). World news: For students, a political awakening --- occupation energized a generation that has tapped into city's deep dissatisfaction with status quo. Wall Street Journal, A12.

Entire Book – only need to include the name of the publisher, don’t bother with the location

Lee, F. L. F, & Chan, J. M. (2011). Media, social mobilization and mass protests in post-colonial Hong Kong: The power of a critical event. Routledge.

Chapter of a Book – only need to include the name of the publisher, don’t bother with the location

Ho, O. (2019). Protest art, Hong Kong style: A photo essay. In C. K. Lee & M. Sing (Eds.), Take back our future: An eventful sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement. ILR Press.

Film or Video

Garbus, L. (Director). (2009). Shouting fire: Stories from the edge of free speech [Film]. HBO Documentary Films.

Single Song

Maguire, M. (1987). Do you hear the people sing [Song]. On Les Misérables Original Broadway Cast Recording. David Geffen Company.

Website Sources Retrieved via Google

Report by Individual Authors from an Organization – include the hyperlink with the URL

Bush, R. C. (2014, December 3). Hong Kong: Examining the impact of the “Umbrella Movement.” Brookings Institution. https://www.brookings.edu/testimonies/hong-kong-examining-the-impact-of-the-umbrella-movement/

If there is no individual author, use the name of the organization.

Brookings Institution. (2014, December 3). Hong Kong: Examining the impact of the “Umbrella Movement." https://www.brookings.edu/testimonies/hong-kong-examining-the-impact-of-the-umbrella-movement/

If there is no author, nor organization responsible for the information, start the citation with the title.

Hong Kong: Examining the impact of the “Umbrella Movement.” (2014, December 3). https://www.brookings.edu/testimonies/hong-kong-examining-the-impact-of-the-umbrella-movement/

  • No date? Put n.d. in place of the date.
  • For journal articles, if it has a DOI, cite just like the first example (Journal Article with a DOI). If it doesn’t, include the entire URL in lieu of the DOI URL.
  • For magazine or newspaper articles, cite like above, but include the entire URL at the end.