How to Cite a Database in APA
APA style does not require database information in its citations. You would cite the source found within the database, such as a journal article or a photograph.
Click here to automatically cite a Database article.
How to Cite a Journal Article from a Database Online in APA Format
APA style does not require Database information in its citations. You would cite the source found within the Database, such as a journal article or a photograph.
Last, F. M. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume (Issue), Page(s). doi:# OR Retrieved from URL
Ahn, H.,; Kim, K. (2008). Using genetic algorithms to optimize nearest neighbors for data mining. Annals of Operations Research, 263(1), 5-18. doi:10.1007/s10479-0080325-2
Make sure to:
- Leave no spaces between “doi:” and the number.
- Only capitalize proper nouns and the first work of the article title (or the first word after a : in the title)
- Only include URL if there is no doi.
Updated November 3, 2020.
We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!
Let us improve this post!
Tell us how we can improve this post?