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HUS 311 & 312 Methods of Social Research: Quantitative/Qualitative: Correcting DOIs in a Citation

Correcting DOIs in a Citation

Example of copying/pasting from database that needs to be corrected!:

        Hudson, K. L., & Collins, F. S. (2013). Biospecimen policy: Family matters. Nature500(7461), 141–142. https://doi-org.saintleo.idm.oclc.org/10.1038/500141a  (incorrect to leave the DOI listed this way)

HOw to correct the above citation!:  use this as a template for correcting the display/appearance of a DOI:  

 Corrected Example

        Hudson, K. L., & Collins, F. S. (2013). Biospecimen policy: Family matters. Nature500(7461), 141–142. https://doi.org/10.1038/500141a     

Please notice that the saintleo.idm.oclc.org has been removed and that the DASH between doi AND  org has been replaced with a PERIOD

See below Area for further explanation and Link to APA Style Blog