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GEOG 1400 - Mapping Technologies: Writing and Citing

This guide is intended for use by Ms. Oliver's Mapping Technologies students to find resources throughout the semester.

Finding Help

We encourage you to use the APA examples below, or click to to our full guide on APA citation style to help you cite your sources in APA format for your unit reading summaries.

Chat services, one-on-one research appointments, and drop-in Writing Center tutor help are also available in the Library!

APA Examples

Citing Scholarly or Professional Articles 


Articles retrieved from databases or from the web are cited in 3 different ways:


1. If the article has a DOI (digital object identifier) then use the example below.  

Culver, J. L., Arnow, B. A., & Ketter, T. A. (2007). Bipolar disorder: Improving diagnosis and  optimizing integrated care. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63(1), 72-93. doi:10.1002/jclp.20333 


2. If no DOI is assigned then follow this second example. 

Silva, R.R., Matzner, F., Diaz, J., Singh, S., & Dummit III, E.S. (1999). Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents: A guide to diagnosis and treatment. CNS Drugs,12(6), 437-450.  Retrieved from 


3. If the article is retrieved from a database, use this third example.

Hauser, M. U. (2013). The significance of at-risk or prodromal symptoms for bipolar I disorder in  children and adolescents. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 58(1), 22-31. Retrieved from

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