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Citations & Plagiarism: Articles

This guide can help you learn how to properly format your bibliographies and papers in AMA, APA, Chicago and MLA citation styles, and avoid plagiarism.

Magazine and Journal Articles

Remember all citations should be double-spaced and have hanging indentation!

Type Of Source Entry on Reference List Example
Article from a Database Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Name of Database. Meduim of publication. Date of access. Langhamer, Claire. “Love and Courtship in Mid-Twentieth-Century England.” Historical Journal 50.1 (2007): 173-96. ProQuest. Web. 27 May 2009.
Anonymous Article "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Meduim of publication.
"Business: Global Warming's Boom Town; Tourism in Greenland." The Economist 26 May 2007: 82. Print.
Article in a Scholarly Journal Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication. Duvall, John N. "The (Super)Marketplace of Images: Television as Unmediated Mediation in DeLillo's White Noise." Arizona Quarterly 50.3 (1994): 127-53. Print.
Article in a Web Magazine Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Online Publication Date of Publication. Meduim of publication. Date of access. Bernstein, Mark. "10 Tips on Writing the Living Web." A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites. A List Apart Mag., 16 Aug. 2002. Web. 4 May 2009.
Article in an Online Scholarly Journal Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Online Publication Volume.Issue (Date of Publication): pages. Meduim of publication. Date of access. Wheelis, Mark. "Investigating Disease Outbreaks Under a Protocol to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention." Emerging Infectious Diseases 6.6 (2000): 595-600. Web. 8 Feb. 2009.
Article in a Print Magazine Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication.

Buchman, Dana. "A Special Education." Good Housekeeping Mar. 2006: 143-48. Print.

Review Article Review Author. "Title of Review (if there is one)." Rev. of Performance Title, by Author/Director/Artist. Title of Periodical day month year: page. Medium of publication. Weiller, K. H. Rev. of Sport, Rhetoric, and Gender: Historical Perspectives and Media Representations, ed. Linda K. Fuller. Choice Apr. 2007: 1377. Print.
Editorial or Letter to the Editor Author. Type of editorial element. Name of Periodical month year: page. Medium of publication. Hamer, John. Letter. American Journalism Review Dec. 2006/Jan. 2007: 7. Print.