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CITING SOURCES RESEARCH GUIDE: DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers)

This guide provides information on citing your sources in some of the most commonly used citation formats: APA, MLA, ASA and Chicago.

DOI Look-Up

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What is a DOI?

A DOI is a digital object identifier. Citation styles now incorporate DOIs for electronic sources when present.

 More about DOIs can be found at the DOI.org website.

APA's - About DOIs - 3 minute video

What does a DOI look like?

DOI: 10.4103/0973-1296.80661

Citation in APA:

Mueen, A. K. (2011, April). Citing Phcog Mag. articles made easy. Pharmacognosy Magazine. pp. 89-91. doi:10.4103/0973-1296.80661.

 

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