APA Style is a format developed by the American Psychological Association to standardize scientific writing. It is most commonly used to cite sources within the social and behavioral sciences. The library provides students and faculty complete access to the print and online editions of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
More than 9 million young people, ages 15-24, acquire a sexually transmitted infection each year in the United States (Smith, 2015).
The basic format for an article in an online journal:
Smith, A. (2015). Sexual health education at a top American research university. Journal of Public Health Studies, 2 (1), 100-103. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29677
Note: All lines after the first line of your reference should be indented one-half inch from the left margin. This is called a hanging indentation. A hanging indent could not be accomplished with the software used to present this information.