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Journal articles

 If a journal has no volume/issue, you must include the entire date as given (month, day, year, or season).

Material Type           In-text Citation              End Reference                                                        
Print articles         

Journal article from print publication 


(Pierce et al. 2011) 


Pierce JP, Messer K, White MM, Cowling DW, Thomas DP. 2011. Prevalence of heavy smoking in California and the United States, 1965-2007. JAMA 305(11): 1106-1112.

 Online articles    

The medium designator [Internet] and date cited/updated [cited 2011 Mar 1] are required. Place them after the journal title (


 Include the DOI or assession number, if present.

Journal article on the Internet 

(Halfordet al.  2011)


Halford NG, Curtis TY, Muttucumaru N, Postles J, Mottram DS. 2011. Sugars in crop plants. Ann Appl Biol [Internet] [cited 2011 Feb 2]; 158(1):1-25. Available from: doi:10.1111/j.1744-7348.2010.00443.x 


(Baniahmad 2011)

Baniahmad, A. 2011. The corepressor Alien as a novel tumor suppressor? Horm Mol Biol Clin Invest [Internet] [cited 2011 Mar 13]; 5(1):11-15. Available from: doi:10.1515/HMBCI.2010.074


Journal article from the Internet (freely available) (Quinn et al. 2010)

Quinn CF, Freeman JL, Reynolds RJB, Cappa JJ, Fakra SC, Marcus MA, Lindblom SD, Quinn EK, Bennett LE, Pilon-Smits EAH. 2010. Selenium hyperaccumulation offers protection from cell disruptor herbivores. BMC Ecol [Internet] [cited 2011 Feb 1]; 10(19):1-11.  Available from:



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