Dixie State University Library
Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Citation Guide: How to cite MAGAZINES or NEWSPAPER

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

How to cite PRINT MAGAZINES or NEWSPAPERS

ACS  Magazine or Newspaper Article Citation

  • For newspapers, include "p." or "pp." before the page numbers. If the article appears on discontinuous pages, give all page numbers, separated by a comma.

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Title of Periodical, Complete Date, Pagination.

Examples:

Manning, R. Super Organics. Wired, May 2004, pp 176-181.

How to cite MAGAZINES or NEWSPAPER from a DATABASE

ACS Magazine or Newspaper Article Citations from a Database

  • List authors' last names, followed by their initials. For multiple authors, place a semicolon between author names. 

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Title of Periodical, Complete Date, URL (accessed YYYY-MM-DD from Name of Database).

Examples:

Hawthorn, M. The Evolution of Ethylene Oxide. Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), December 23, 2018, 12. https://search.proquest.com/docview/2159847662?accountid=13567 (accessed 2019-09-15 from ProQuest: US Major Dailies Newstream).

How to cite ONLINE MAGAZINE or NEWSPAPER

ACS Magazine or Newspaper Article Citations from an Online Source

  • List authors' last names, followed by their initials. For multiple authors, place a semicolon between author names.

Author 1; Author 2; Author 3; etc. Title of Article. Title of Periodical, Complete Date, Complete URL (accessed YYYY-MM-DD).

Examples:

Beauge, J. School District Sued Over Burns Girl Suffered During Chemistry Class Demonstration. PennLive (Harrisburg, PA), November 17, 2018, updated November 17, 2018. https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/11/school_district_sued_over_burn.html (accessed 2019-02-22).