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Footnote - Referencing Guide

Journal Articles


  This information relates to journal articles from print sources.

  For journal articles from electronic sources, please see E-journals.

  Arrange information about the source in the format given.

  The authors' names are given as they appear on the publication you have used.

  Capitalisation practice should be consistent.

  Article titles and sub-titles are given maximal capitalisation and are enclosed in quotation marks.

  Journal titles and sub-titles are given maximal capitalisation.

  Journal titles are italicised when typed or underlined when handwritten.

  The issue number is preceded by no.

  The issue number should be included, even if pagination is continuous across the whole volume.


Standard format for citation

Article Author, A. A., and B. B. Article Author. "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article." Title of Journal volume, no. issue number (Month or Season (if given) Year): inclusive page numbers.


Journal articles: Regardless of pagination

Hallin, Daniel C. "Sound Bite News: Television Coverage of Elections, 1968-1988." Journal of Communication 42, no. 2 (June 1992): 5-24.

Jones, Henry. "Shakespearean Tragedy: Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth." International Journal of Ethics 16, no. 1 (October 1905): 99-105.

Yeh, Michelle. "The 'Cult of Poetry' in Contemporary China." Journal of Asian Studies 55, no. 1 (February 1996): 51-80.

Journal article: Issue with no volume

Beattie, J. M. "The Pattern of Crime in England, 1660-1800." Past and Present, no. 62 (February 1974): 47-95.