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Citing Sources: Journal Articles

This guide provides information and examples for citing sources properly according to the following citation style manuals: American Psychological Association (APA), 7th edition; Modern Language Association (MLA), 8th ed
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APA Style

Basic Format with DOI:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range.
doi:0000000/000000000000

Landes, T. (2010). Fresh water fisheries in the great lakes. Great Lakes Studies, 21(1), 5-13.
doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2019.101046

Basic Format with no DOI:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range.

Landes, T. (2010). Fresh water fisheries in the great lakes. Great Lakes Studies, 21(1), 5-13.

Three to Twenty Authors: List by last names and initials; commas separate author names, while the last author name is preceded again by ampersand. This is a departure from APA 6, which only required listing the first six authors before an ellipsis and the final author's name.


MLA Style

Basic Format:

Author Surname, First Name. “Article Title: Subtitle.” Journal Title, Volume, Issue, Day Month Year,
page range. Database Title. doi.

Zizek, Slavoj. "Intellectuals, Not Gadflies." Critical Inquiry, vol. 34, no. 5, 3 Feb. 2008,
pp. 21-35. MLA International Bibliography, doi:10.1002/tox.20155.


Chicago Style

Notes:

1. Aimee Walshaw, "Accommodating Poverty: The Housing and Living Arrangements of the English Poor, C. 1600-1850," Housing Studies 27, no. 5 (2012): 726, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02673037.2012.617922.

Bibliography:

Walshaw, Aimee. "Accommodating Poverty: The Housing and Living Arrangements of the English Poor, C. 1600-1850." Housing Studies 27, no. 5 (2012): 726-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02673037.2012.617922.


CSE Style

Einstein, A. A generalization of the relativistic theory of gravitation. Ann Math 1945 Oct;46(4):578-584. In: JSTOR [database on the Internet]. New York: JSTOR; c2000-2007 [cited 2007 Feb 21]. [about 7 pages]. Available from: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0003-486X%28194510%292%3A46%3A4%3C578%3AAGOTRT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-1.

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