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Referencing and assignment writing: Citing journals

Citing journals

Journal articles   Note: A PDF ejournal article with page numbers is referenced the same way as a print article​

In-Text:                 (Meindl 1987)

References:        Meindl, D 1987, 'Chips for advanced computing', Scientific American, vol. 257, no. 4, pp. 54-62. 


Journal articles with two authors

In-Text:               (Barletta & Witteveen 2007)

References:      Barletta, J & Witteveen, K 2007, 'Pastoral care in hospitals: an overview of issues', Australian Journal of Primary Health, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 97-105.


Journal articles with three authors

In-Text:               (Coppell, Brown & Perry 2003)

References:      Coppell, JA, Brown, SA & Perry, DJ 2003, 'Veno-occlusive disease: cytokines, genetics and haemostasis', Blood Reviews, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 63-70.


Journal articles with more than three authors

In-Text:                 (Dumoulin et al. 2000)

References:        Dumoulin, SO, Bittar, RG, Kabani, NJ, Baker, CL, Jr, Le Goualher, G, Pike, GB & Evans, AC 2000, 'A new anatomical landmark for reliable identification of human area V5/MT: a quantitative analysis of sulcal patterning', Cerebral Cortex, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 454-63.

Electronic- Journal articles Treat them the same as print journals

Note: List of all authors in Reference list entry.  Some discretion can be applied, if the the number of authors is greater than 20, list the first 20 followed by et. al.


Harvard print friendly version

Methods of citation

If you cannot find an example for what you are looking for then use: Chapter 12 'Methods of citations' from Snooks (2002)