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How do I reference a magazine/journal article?


Answer

For a detailed list referencing a variety of magazine/journal articles, see the Library's Page on Referencing Book Sources. Ensure that you click on the Magazine/Journal Article tab.

 

1 Author

Author’s surname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of JournalVolume(Issue), pages.

e.g. Giroux, H. (2000). Public pedagogy as cultural politics: Stuart Hall and the ‘crisis’ of culture. Cultural Studies, 14(2), 341-360.

In-text: (Giroux, 2000)

 

2 Authors

Author’s surname, Initials., & Second surname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of JournalVolume(Issue), pages

e.g. Wilson, D. S., & Wilson, E. O. (2007, November 3). Survival of the selfless. New Scientist, 196(2628), 42-46

In-text: (Wilson & Wilson, 2007)

 

3 – 5 Authors

Author’s surname, Initials., Second Surname, Initials., & Third Surname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of JournalVolume(Issue), pages.

e.g. Ganster, D. C., Mayes, B. T., Sime, W. E., & Tharp, G. D. (1982). Managing organizational stress: A field experiment. Applied Psychology, 67(5), 533-542.

First in-text: (Ganster, Mayes, Sime, & Tharp, 1982)

Subsequent citations: (Ganster et al., 1982)

 

6 – 7 Authors

First Surname, Initials., Second Surname, Initials., Third Surname, Initials., Fourth Surname, Initials., Fifth Surname, Initials., & Sixth Surname, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of the article. Title of the Journal, Volume(Issue), pages.

e.g. Berry, N., Charmeil, C., Goujon, C., Silvy, A., Girard, P., Corcuff, C., & Montastier, C. (1999). A clinical, biometrological and ultrastructural study of xerotic skin. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 21(4), 241–252.

In-text: (Berry et al., 1999)

 

8+ Authors

If there are eight or more authors, include the first six authors, followed by an ellipsis (. . .) then the last author’s name.

e.g. Sohrabi, H. R., Weinborn, M., Badcock, J., Bates, K. A., Clarnette, R., Trivedi, D., ... Martins, R. N. (2011). New lexicon and criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Lancet Neurology10(4), 299-300.

In-text: (Sohrabi et al., 2011)

 

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