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Journal Article

Description: An article published in an academic journal.

Description: A journal article accessed via a Library database or catalogue

Notes

  • Types of journal articles accessed via a Library database or catalogue include those which are in PDF or HTML format.
  • When an article is accessed using an electronic database or catalogue, reference it as a standard journal article (see 'Journal article' in the Print section): do not include date viewed, URL, or refer to the database.
  • Page numbers are not always available in online documents. Include them where available.
  • If you are referencing a supplement, add 'suppl.' after the article title followed by the letter/number in question, for example:
    • Smith, B 2007, 'The effect of caffeine on sleep', suppl. B, Journal of Sleep, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. S3-S6.
  • When no volume or issue details are provided for the journal but the month of publication is (e.g. February, May), write the month in place of volume/issue details.
  • If the article is missing a volume, issue and pages numbers you can include the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) instead.

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name year, page number if applicable)

Examples

Boon (2011) examines...

...potent subtext (Boon 2011, p. 181).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) year, 'Title of article', Title of Journal, vol. x, no. x, pp. x–xx.

Examples

Boon, KA 2011, 'Ethics and capitalism in the screenplays of David Mamet', Literature Film Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 174–189.

Dunlap, A & Delpech-Ramey, J 2010, 'Grotesque normals: Cronenberg's recent men and women', Discourse, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 321–337.

Florido, D, Roca, B & Molina, JL 2013, 'Tightening the screws: autonomy, collective action, and violence in Puerto Real during the second shipbuilding restructuring', Anthropological Quarterly, vol. 86, no. 3, pp. 891–921.

Johnston, R, Jones, K, Burgess, SM, Propper, C, Sarker, R & Bolster, A 2004, 'Scale, factor analyses, and neighbourhood effects', Geographical Analysis, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 350–368.

Rowe, A 2013, 'Designing for engagement in mixed reality experiences that combine projection mapping and camera-based interaction', Digital Creativity, DOI: 10.1080/14626268.2013.835737.

Description: A PDF version of a print journal article found online, e.g. via Google or Google Scholar

Notes

  • When the article is a scanned PDF version of a print journal article that you found online, reference it as a standard journal article (see 'Journal article' in the Print section).
  • If you are unsure about its print or online origin, include date viewed and URL.
  • Page numbers are not always available in online documents. Include them where available.
  • If you are referencing a supplement, add 'suppl.' after the article title followed by the letter/number in question, for example:
    • Smith, B 2007, 'The effect of caffeine on sleep', suppl. B, Journal of Sleep, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. S3–S6.
  • When no volume or issue details are provided for the journal but the month of publication is (e.g. February, May), write the month in place of volume/issue details.

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name year, page number if applicable)

Examples

Werstine (1999, p. 311) laments...

...inherently flawed (Werstine 1999, p. 311).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) year, 'Title of article', Title of Journal, vol. x, no. x, pp. x–xx.

Examples

Werstine, P 1999, 'A century of "bad" Shakespeare quartos', Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 310–333.

Edmonds, E, Bilda, Z & Muller, L 2009, 'Artist, evaluator and curator: three viewpoints on interactive art, evaluation and audience experience', Digital Creativity, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 141–151.

Description: An e-journal article accessed directly from an e-journal's website

Notes

  • When an article is accessed directly from the e-journal's own website, include date viewed and URL.
  • Note that conventions for volume, issue, and pagination may vary between online journals.
  • Page numbers are not always available in online documents. Include them where available.
  • If you are referencing a supplement, add 'suppl.' after the article title followed by the letter/number in question, for example:
    • Smith, B 2007, 'The effect of caffeine on sleep', suppl. B, Journal of Sleep, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. S3–S6.
  • When no volume or issue details are provided for the journal but the month of publication is (e.g. February, May), write the month in place of volume/issue details.
  • If the article is missing a volume, issue and pages numbers you can include the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) instead.

In-text citation

Format and layout:

Author's family name (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name year, page number if applicable)

Examples

Blamires (2012) writes...

...in nursing (Murray 2012, p. 57).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:

Author's family name, Initial(s) year, 'Title of article', Title of Journal, vol. x, no. x, page numbers if applicable, viewed date, <URL>

Examples

Blamires, A 2012, 'Homoerotic pleasure and violence in the drama of Thomas Middleton', Early Modern Literary Studies, vol. 16, no. 2, viewed 11 November 2012, <http://extra.shu.ac.uk/emls/16-2/blammidd.htm>.

Murray, N 2012, 'A report on a pilot English language intervention model for undergraduate trainee nurses', Journal of Academic Language and Learning, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 48–63, viewed 7 May 2016, <http://journal.aall.org.au/index.php/jall/article/view/135/128>.

Moeller , H-B & Lellis, G 2013, 'Representations of Anna Walentynowicz: documentary, fiction, feminism, and the Polish solidarity movement', Offscreen, vol. 17, no. 10, viewed 7 February 2013, <http://www.offscreen.com/index.php/pages/essays/anna_walentynowicz/>.

Rowe, A 2013, 'Designing for engagement in mixed reality experiences that combine projection mapping and camera-based interaction', Digital Creativity, DOI: 10.1080/14626268.2013.835737.

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