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  • Pattern for Citing a Magazine/Journal/Newspaper

    1. Author's Name: Last Name, First Name
    2. "Title of the Article (in quotes)"
    3. Title of the Source (in italics)
    4. Publication Month (May 2016) or Publication Day (5 Sept. 2015) or Volume and Issue Number (Vol. 45 no. 3) depending upon the source.
    5. Page Range (55-59).
    6. If retrieved online: URL or name of the database.

    All citations should be evenly double spaced, and the second line should have a hanging indent.  

    Journal Citation Example

    Ansari, Aziz, and Charlotte Alter. “Love in the Age of Like.” Time, vol. 185, no. 22, 15 June 2015, pp. 40-46.

    Destreza, Kathryn. "Dog Fighting: A Basic Overview." Veterinary Ireland Journal, vol. 64, no. 5, May 2011, pp. 281-284. EBSCOhost,

    Magazine Citation Example

    Rowell, Melody. “What’s it Like to live in the World’s Most Polluted City.” National Geographic, 26 Apr. 2016, pp. 25-30.

    Matesi, Ann. "Living Well." Professional Builder, Dec. 2001, pp. 40-50.

    Mead, Walter Russell. "The Debt We Owe the Dutch." Newsweek, 27 Apr. 2009, p. 39.

    Rosen, Christine. "You will not think outside the box." Commentary, Sept. 2017, p. 7+. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Accessed 12 Dec. 2017.

    Online Journal Citation Example

    Lyons, Chritina L. "Child Welfare: Should More be Done to Protect Children?" CQ Researcher, vol. 26, no. 29, 26 Aug. 2016, CQ Researcher Online,

    Online Newspaper Examples

    McDonald, Brent, and Emily B. Hager. “The Psychologist Warden.” New York Times, 30 July 2015,

    Quora Contributer. "Quora Question: Family Leave Policies Save Businesses Money." Newsweek, 27, Aug. 2016,

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