Lastname, Firstname, MI. “Article Title.” Journal Title, vol. #, no. #, Season, Publication date, Page(s).
Title of Database, doi. (or URL, if no doi is available)
Chan, Yaocheng. "Postmodernism and Hong Kong Cinema." Postmodern Culture, vol. 10, no. 3, May 2000,
pp. 1-10. Project Muse, doi:10.1353/pmc.2000.0021.
In text: (Chan 7)
Susina, Jan. "Relentless Progress: The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling."
Children's Literature Association Quarterly, vol. 34, no.3, Fall, 2009, pp. 304-7. ProQuest Central,
In text: (Susina 306)
“Article Title” is in quotation marks.
Author Name(s): Follow as for ‘Books’: Single author, 2 authors, 3 or more.
No Author: If there is no author credited, start the citation with the “Article Title.”
Page Numbers: For single pages, use ‘p.’ followed by the number: p. 8
For multiple pages, use ‘pp.’ followed by the numbers: pp. 10-12
Note: If an article is not printed on consecutive pages, cite only the first page number in the range, followed by a plus sign: pp. A1+.
Publication Date: (where available), is written as: Day Month Year: Example: 23 Aug. 2003
Months are written / abbreviated as follows:
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June
July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Season(s): Write in full. Examples: Spring Summer Fall/Winter etc.
*** Publication months or "seasons" must always be included, if available
Title of Journal/Magazine/Newspaper is in italics. If the name of the city is not included in the title of a newspaper, add the city name (not in italics) in square brackets after the title of the paper. Omit A, An or The from the title for the ‘In text’ entry.
Example: The Star-Ledger [Newark]
In text: (Star-Ledger 12)
For a nationally published newspaper, you do not need to use square brackets to identify the city.
Example: The New York Times
In Text: (New York Times 8)
Volume Number (vol. #). and Issue Number (no. #): Provide if available.
Follow as for: “Database – Journal / Magazine / Newspaper Article”, adjusting as follows:
Lastname, Firstname, MI. “Article Title.” Journal Title, vol. #, no. #, Publication date, Time, Title of Website, URL.
Fassler, Joe. “The First Sentence is a Handshake.” The Atlantic, 29 Oct. 2014. The Atlantic Monthly Group.
www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/10/william-gibson-by-heart/382027/. Accessed 14 July 2016.
In text: (Fassler)
Notes: If there is no author cited, start the entry with the “Article Title.” When a source has more than one publication date for online articles, use the date that most closely suits the way you are citing the material.
Follow as for: Database – Journal/Magazine/Newspaper Article, but end with the Page(s).
Nelson, Walter R. "Some Examples of Plank House Construction and Their Origin." Pioneer America, vol. 1, no.2,
July 1969, pp. 18-29.
In text: (Nelson 19-20)