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Articles in Databases - Format & Examples

 

Use this format for full-text articles found in databases like Academic Search Complete, JSTOR, PsycARTICLES, etc.

JOURNAL ARTICLE FROM A DATABASE

APA (6th) General Format Author last name, Author initials. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume(issue). DOI or URL.
APA (6th) Example Adams, J. (2010). Into eternity's certain breadth: Ambivalent escapes in Markus Zusak's The Book Thief. Children's Literature in Education 41(3), 123-146. doi:10.1007/s10583-010-9111-2.
MLA (8th) General Format Author last name, Author first name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): page #s. Name of Database. Web. Day Month Year.
MLA (8th) Example Adams, Jenni. "'Into Eternity's Certain Breadth': Ambivalent Escapes in Markus Zusak's The Book Thief." Children's Literature in Education, vol. 41, no. 3, 2010, pp. 123-146. Academic Search Complete, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=52471149&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
Turabian (8th) General Format Author last name, Author first name. "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article." Title of Journal volume, no. issue number (Year): first page-last page. Accessed Month Date, Year.  Permalink.
Turabian (8th) Example Adams, Jenni. "Into Eternity's Certain Breadth: Ambivalent Escapes in Markus Zusak's The Book Thief." Children's Literature in Education, 41, no.3 (2010): 123-146. Accessed July 17, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=52471149&site=ehost-live&scope=site

 

MAGAZINE ARTICLE FROM A DATABASE

APA (6th) General Format Author last name, Author initials. (Year, Month). Title of article. Title of the Magazine, Volume Number, firstpage #-lastpage #. Retrieved from DOI or URL.
APA (6th) Example Biedenham, I. (2016, March 4). Markus Zusak. Entertainment Weekly, 1405, 63. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=113323582&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
MLA (8th) General Format Author last name, Author first name. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine Date Month Year of Publication: first page-lastpage. Name of Database, permalink.
MLA (8th) Example Biedenham, Isabella. "Markus Zusak." Entertainment Weekly, 4 March 2016: 63. Academic Search Complete, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=113323582&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
Turabian (8th) General Format Author last name, Author first name. "Title of the Article." Title of Magazine, Month Date Year of publication, first page-last page. Accessed Month Date Year. Permalink.
Turabian (8th) Example Biedenham, Isabella. "Markus Zusak." Entertainment Weekly , March 4, 2016: 63. Accessed July 17, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=38311783&site=ehost-live&scope=site .

 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE FROM A DATABASE

APA (6th) General Format Author lastname, Author initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of article: Subtitle of article. Title of the Newspaper, p. #. Retrieved from DOI or URL
APA (6th) Example Piepenburg, E. (2012, October 25). The Book Thief receives a new life on the stage. New York Times, p. C1. Retrieved from http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic
MLA (8th) General Format Author last name, Author first name. "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article." Title of Newspaper Date Month Year published: Page Number[s]. Name of Database. Date Month Year accessed.
MLA 8th) Example Piepenburg, Erik. "'The Book Thief' Receives a New Life on the Stage." New York Times 25 October 2012: C1. LexisNexis Academic. 27 July 2011.
Turabian (8th) General Format Author last name, Author first name. "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article." Title of Newspaper, Date of publication. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
Turabian (8th) Example Piepenburg, Erik. "The Book Thief Receives a New Life on the Stage." New York Times, October 25, 2012.  Accessed July 17, 2017. http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic.

 


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