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Citation Guide: How to cite MAGAZINES

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

How to cite ARTICLES from a PRINT magazine

CSE Magazine 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. Full Date. Title of article. Name of magazine. volume number (issue number): page numbers. 

Example:

Rowell, M. 2016 Apr 26. What’s it like to live in the world’s most polluted city. Natl Geo. p. 25-30.

Mead, WR. 2009 Apr 27. The debt we owe the Dutch. Newsweek. p. 39.

How to cite ARTICLES from the library's database

CSE Magazine 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 (use full date if no volume or issue number). Title of article. Name of Journal. [date of access]; volume number(issue number): page numbers. Notes: URL or doi number.

Example:

Ansari, A,  Alter, C. 2015. Love in the age of Like. Time. 185(22): 40-46. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=103066216&login.asp&site=ehost-live.

Lyons, CL. 2016. Child welfare: should more be done to protect children? CQ Research. 26(29): 673-696. http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2016082600.

How to cite ARTICLES from an ONLINE magazine

CSE Magazine 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.