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Citation Guide: How to cite JOURNALS

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in reference papers.

How to cite ARTICLES from a PRINT journal

CSE Journal Article Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Author's Last Name, First Initial Middle Initial. Date. Title of article. Name of Journal. volume number: page numbers. 

Example:

Hise, G. 1993. Home building and industrial decentralization in Los Angeles: the roots of the postwar urban region. J Urban Hist. 19(6): 95-125.

Silverman, R, Hines, S. 2009. The effects of multimedia-enchanced instruction on the vocabulary of English-language learners and Non-English-language learners in pre-kindergarten through second grade. J Ed Psyc. 101(2): 305-314.

How to cite ARTICLES from a DATABASE

CSE Journal Article Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented.

Author's Last Name, First Initial Middle Initial. Year. Title of article. Name of Journal. [date of access]; volume number(issue number): page numbers. Notes: URL or doi number.

Example:

Rosner, D, Markowitz, G. 2016. Building the world that kills us: the politics of lead, science and polluted homes, 1970 to 2000. J Urban Hist. [accessed 2019 May 22]; 42(2): 323-345. doi: 10.1177/0096144215623954.

Seabrook, WA, Dettmann, EB. 1996. Roads as activity corridors for cane toads in Australia.  J Wild Manag. [accessed 2019 May 22]; 60(2): 363-368. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3802236.

How to cite ARTICLES from an ONLINE journal

CSE Journal Article Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented.

Author's Last Name, First Initial Middle Initial. Year. Title of article. Name of Journal. [Date of update; date of access]; volume number (issue number): pages (if listed).  Notes: URL and/or doi number.

Example:

Phillips, BL, Shine, R. 2004. Adapting to an invasive species: toxic cane toads induce morphological change in Australian snakes. PNAS. [2004 Dec 7; accessed 2019 May 22]; 101(49): 17150-117155. https://www.pnas.org/content/101/49/17150.short. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0406440101.