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Referencing and assignment writing: Citing journals

Citing journal articles

Journal articles

  • note number
  • author's initials or given name and last name,
  • "title of the article",
  • title of the serial,
  • volume,
  • no. issue,
  • (date):
  • pages.

9 William Ray, "Reading Women : Cultural Authority, Gender and the Novel : The Case of Rousseau," Eighteenth-Century Studies 27, (Spring 1994): 423-424.

10 Ann Godzins Gold,  "Grains of Truth : Shifting Hierarchies of Food and Grace in Three Rajasthani Tales," History of Religions 38, no. 2 (1998): 170.


Journal article from electronic source

12 K.L. McDougall, et al., "Phytophthora Cinnamomi Causing Disease in Subalpine Vegetation in New South Wales," Australasian Plant Pathology 32, no. 1 (2003): 114,

 *If an access date is required, include it in parentheses at the end of the URL.

*For more examples, refer to pp. 688-698 of The Chicago Style Manual, 15th Ed., 2003.

Style manual

The referencing recommendations in this guide are based on the Chicago manual of style. 15th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. Please refer to Chapters 16 and 17 of that manual for further examples.

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