When preparing a reference for a book or an article retrieved from an electronic database, follow the same style guidelines as you would for a print book or article.
You do not have to include information for the electronic database as this information may change over time or the database itself may be inaccessible to the reader of your paper.
Include the DOI if one is available.
If you cannot find a DOI for the document, you should include a URL for the publisher's web site to assist the reader in locating a copy of the publication.
Information required for an electronic database referencce includes:
Examples of References:
Leclerc, C. M., & Kensinger, E. A. (2008). Effects of age on detection of emotional information. Psychology and Aging, 23, 209-215. doi:10.1037/0882-7922.214.171.124
Parmesan, C. (2008). Global climate change. In AccessScience. Retrieved from http://www.accessscience.com/
Townsend, A. R., Vitousek, P. M., & Houlton, B. Z. (2012). The climate benefits of better nitrogen and phosphorus management. Issues in Science & Technology, 28(2), 85-91. Retrieved from http://www.issues.org/
Wicks, R. J. (2006). Overcoming secondary stress in medical and nursing practice: A guide to professional resilience and personal well-being [Adobe Digital Editions version]. Available from http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/
Examples of In-Text Citations:
Extinction is also a term used to describe "the loss of a distinct subspecies or species within a given geographic area" (Parmesan, 2008, para. 13).
Emotional information becomes more apparent with age as we acquire the ability to detect all emotional images when compared to neutral images (Leclerc & Kensinger, 2008).
According to Wicks (2006), it is often impossible for nurses to care for patients adequately given the constraints of today's health care work environments (p. 16).