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From a full text database:
Author's Surname, Given Names, and Given Names Author's Surname. "Title of Article: Subtitle." Title of Journal, vol., no., year, pp. pages. Database Name, doi or internet address.
From the internet:
Author's Surname, Given Names, and Given Names Author's Surname. "Title of Article: Subtitle." Title of Journal, vol., no., year, pp. pages, doi or Internet address.
Journal article from a full text database
Hill, Thomas D. "Beowulf's Roman Rites: Roman ritual and Germanic tradition." The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, vol. 106, no. 3, pp. 325-35. Academic OneFile, link.gale.com/apps/doc/A406902269/AONE?u=murdoch&sid=summon&xid=2b6eb623.
Holmes, Christopher. "The Limits of World Literature." Literature Compass, vol. 13, no. 9, 2016, pp. 572–84. Wiley Online, https://doi.org/10.1111/lic3.12338.
Journal article abstract accessed from online database
Spencer, H.L. "Book and Verse: A Guide to Middle English Biblical Literature." Review of English Studies, vol. 52, no. 206, 2001, p. 249, Abstract. ProQuest, search.proquest.com.libproxy.murdoch.edu.au/docview/204775920?accountid=12629.
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Journal article from the internet: open access
Chartier, Roger. "Everything and Nothing: The Many Lives of William Shakespeare." Journal of Early Modern Studies, vol. 5, 2016, pp. 17-26, https://doi.org/10.13128/JEMS-2279-7149-18066.
Journal article from the internet: subscribed
Etherington, Ben, and Jarad Zimbler. "Field, Material, Technique: On Renewing Postcolonial Literary Criticism." The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 279-97, https://doi.org/10.1177/0021989414538435.