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Citation Guide: How to cite MAGAZINES/ JOURNALS

Guide to the MLA and APA Citation Styles; Latest Update 2016

How to cite MAGAZINES

APA Magazine Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented


Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Title of article. Name of Magazine, volume, pages.

Examples:
Matesi, A. (2001, December). Living well. Professional Builder, 66, 40-50.

Tanner, J. (2001, February 9). Affordable housing. CQ Researcher, 11.

How to cite MAGAZINES from Electronic Sources

APA Magazine Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Title of article. Name of Magazine, volume, pages. doi number (If you happen to find a magazine article with a doi number.)

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Title of article. Name of Magazine, volume, pages. Retrieved from Database name.

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Date of Publication). Title of article. Name of Magazine, volume, pages. Retrieved Access date, from complete URL

Examples:
Matesi, A. (2001, December). Living well. Professional Builder, 66, 40-50. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database.

Grynbaum, M.M. (2008, September 4). A market decline in search of a reason. New York Times Magazine. Retrieved September 4, 2008, from http://www.nytimes.com/pages/magazine/index.html

How to cite JOURNALS

APA Journal Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented


Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Name of Journal, volume(issue), pages. 

Example:
Hise, G. (1993). Home building and industrial decentralization in Los Angeles. Journal of Urban History, 19(6), 95-125.

How to cite JOURNALS from Electronic Resources

APA Journal Article Citation

  • Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Name of Journal, volume(issue), pages. Retrieved from Database name.

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Name of Journal, volume(issue), pages. doi: number

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Year of Publication). Title of article. Name of Journal, volume(issue), pages. Retrieved date of access, from complete URL.

Examples:
Hise, G. (1993). Home building and industrial decentralization in Los Angeles. Journal of Urban History, 19(6), 95-125. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database.

Denk, W., Strickler, J.H., & Webb, W.W. (1990). Two-photon laser scanning fluorescence microscopy. Science, 248(4951), 73-76. doi: 10.1126/science.2321027

Banham, G. (2001). Transcendental philosophy and artificail life. Cultural Machine, 3. Retrieved September 3, 2008, from http://www.culturemachine.net/index.php/cm/article/view/286271

 

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