Journal article with two to three authors
Entry in Reference List
Authors Year of publication, 'Title of article', Name of Publication, Volume number, Issue details, Page number(s).
For example - In text citation
Lindgren, Inkinen and Widmalm (2009) discuss that ...
... was discussed (Lindgren, Inkinen & Widmalm 2009).
- Italicize the name of the journal/publication. Use maximal capitalization - capitalize the first and all major words of the journal name. Give the journal name in full e.g. Journal of Immunology not J Immunol
- Article titles are contained within single quotation marks and are not italicized. Use minimal capitalization - capitalize only the first word of the article title and any proper nouns. Include both article title and subtitle regardless of length e.g. 'Still moving: between cinema and photography'.
- If the journal is part of a series include the series title in the citation. Series titles are not italicized and are placed after the journal name. Use minimal capitalization.
- Cite author names in the order in which they appear on the article.
- For in text citations:
- When the authors' names form part of the sentence join the last name with 'and'
- When the authors' names are contained within brackets join the last name with an ampersand '&'
- There is no comma or full-stop between the authors' names and year of publication. Commas are used to separate all other elements. The reference entry finishes with a full-stop.
- The volume number, issue details and inclusive page numbers follow the journal title.
- If a journal does not use volume numbers, include the month, season or other designation after the title.
- The reference list entry for an article in a foreign language can include a translation, in brackets, following the article title e.g. Langhi, C & Cariou, B 2010 'Metabolisme du cholesterol et fonction beta-cellulaire', (Cholesterol metabolism and beta-cell function),