First and Best Option Use the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for your article. –P. 198, #1 - #2* –DOI numbers always start with 10. The remainder may be letters, numbers or both. –If you have a DOI#, click here.click here –If you do not have a DOI#, click here.click here *All page numbers refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6 th ed. and the APA style guide to electronic references, 2012.
1. Where do you find DOI’s? As a part of the database citation.
You may have to click to view the Abstract or click on the title to see the fuller information for the article. 1. Where do you find DOI’s?
2. Where do you find DOI’s? On the 1 st page of the article.
3. Where do you find DOI’s? Copy and paste the citation(s) into CrossRef. –http://www.crossref.org/SimpleTextQuery/http://www.crossref.org/SimpleTextQuery/ –Requires a free registration.
References citation with a DOI Samnani, A., & Singh, P. (2013). When leaders victimize: The role of charismatic leaders in facilitating group pressures. Leadership Quarterly, 24(1), 189-202. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.10.006 Note that this is a new way to display the DOI# as of June 2012.
If your article has no DOI (and this is not unusual), then the next step is to locate the journal publisher’s home or entry page.
No DOI available Use the publisher’s (journal’s) home page as the URL for the article. –These may take a little digging to locate, but by trying one of the following suggestions, it usually is available.
1. Where do you find the publisher’s home page? If you are searching in the EBSCO family of databases, use their publication information page. –Click on the hyperlinked title of the needed article. –The journal title will be hyperlinked; click on it. –Locate the Publisher’s URL –Copy / paste it into your citation.
Humphreys, J., Zhao, D., Ingram, K., Gladstone, J., & Basham, L. (2010). Journal of Behavioral & Applied Management, 11(2), 118-136. Retrieved from http://www.ibam.com/pubs/ jbam/default.asp References citation for no DOI
3. Where do you find the publisher’s home page? Use the database, Ulrich’s Periodical Directory. –Available from http://www2.indwes.edu/oclshttp://www2.indwes.edu/ocls –Click on: General (under Article Databases) –Click on: Ulrich’s
Miller, M. (2007). Transformational leadership and mutuality. Transformation, 24(3/4), 180-192. Retrieved from http://0- www.sagepub.com.oak.indwes.edu/journal sProdDesc.nav?prodId=Journal201948 [Note: Be sure to remove the hyperlink on the URL and change to black font!] References citation for no DOI
4. Where do you find the publisher’s home page? When all previous steps fail, call Off Campus Library Services. –Librarians have access to additional tools. –800-521-1848 –http://www2.indwes.edu/ocls/oclsform.html
References American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication American Psychological Association (6 th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Author. American Psychological Association. (2012). APA style guide to electronic references. Retrieved from http://www.apastyle.org/products/index.aspx