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Citing Sources: Magazine 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
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2021 2:32 PM

From printed magazine

APA Style

Basic Format:

Last Name, F. (Publication Date). Article Title. Magazine NameVolume Number, Page Numbers.

Hall, T.D. (2007, February). Race & place: A personal account of 
    unequal access. American Libraries, 38(2), 30-33.

Wielenberg, E. (2006, October 16). I think, therefore I am 
    misunderstood. Newsweek, 148(16), 22.


MLA Style

Basic Format:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Periodical Day Month Year:
   pages. Medium of publication.

Hall, Tracie D . "Race & Place: A Personal Account of Unequal
    Access." American  Libraries  Feb.2007: 30-33. Print.


Wielenberg, Erik. "I Think, Therefore I Am Misunderstood."
    Newsweek 16 Oct. 2006: 22. Print.


Chicago Style

Notes:

Daniel Mendelsohn, “But Enough About Me,” New Yorker, January 25, 2010.

Bibliography:

Mendelsohn, Daniel. “But Enough about Me.” New Yorker, January 25, 2010.

From online magazine

APA Style

Rosen, J. (2007, February 16). God and man at American Idol.
    Slate. Retrieved from http://www.slate.com


MLA Style

Rosen, Judy. "God and Man at American Idol." Slate 16 Feb. 2007:
    n. pag. 21 Feb. 2007.


Chicago Style

Notes:

Barron YoungSmith, "Green Room," Slate, February 4, 2009, http://www.slate.com
  /id/2202431/.

Bibliography:

YoungSmith, Barron. "Green Room." Slate, February 4, 2009. http://www.slate.com
  /id/2202431/

Full-text article from database

APA Style

Basic Format:

Ferguson, N. (2007 Jan./Feb.). A war to start all wars. Atlantic Monthly
299(1)27-30. Retrieved from http://www.ebscohost.com/


MLA Style

Jefferson, David J., and Temma Ehrenfeld. "The Divorce Generation Grows Up." Newsweek, vol. 151, no. 16, 21 Apr. 2008, p. 46. MAS Ultra.


Chicago Style

Notes:

Niall Ferguson, "A War to Start all Wars," Atlantic Monthly, Jan/Feb, 2007,
  http://www.ebscohost.com/.

Bibliography:

Ferguson, Niall. "A War to Start all Wars." Atlantic Monthly, Jan/Feb, 2007.
  http://www.ebscohost.com/.

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