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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): Citation Examples

This guide will explain a DOI and show you how to use it in your bibliography.

Journal Article with DOI

Here is an example of an APA citation for a journal article with a DOI.

Format:

Author Last, First Initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume #(Issue Number), Start Page-End Page.

     doi:alphanumberic string

 

Sample Citation:

Richardson, L. C., Royalty, J., Howe, W., Krammerer, W., & Benard, V.B. (2010). Timelines of breast cancer diagnosis and

     initiation of treatment in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, 1996-2005. American Journal of

     Public Health, 100(9), 1769-1776. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.160184

Journal Article with Persistent URL

Here is an example of an APA citation for a journal article with a persistent URL.

Format:

Author Last, First Initial. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, Volume #(Issue Number), Start Page-End Page. Retrieved

     from URL


Sample Citation:

Wishart, G. (2010). Breast cancer: Advances in risk assessment. Practice Nursing, 21(10), 511-514. Retrieved from

     http://ruby2.uhv.edu/login?url=www.cinahl.com/cgi-bin/refsvc?jid=2286&accno=2010828541

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