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Articles on the Web - Format & Examples

Use this format for online articles.

ARTICLE FROM A WEB JOURNAL

APA (6th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Initials. (Year of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume#(issue#). DOI OR URL of website.
APA (6th) Example Sagi-Schwartz, A., Bakersman-Kranenburg, M.J., Linn, S., and van Ijzendoorn, M.H. (2013). Against all odds: Genocidal trauma is associated with longer life-expectancy of the survivors. PLoS One 8(7): e69179. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069179.
MLA (8th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Firstname. "Title of Article." Title of Journal, volume#.issue# (Year of Publication): n. pag. Date Mo. Year retrieved. DOI OR URL. 
MLA (8th) Example Sagi-Schwartz, Abraham et al. "Against all odds: Genocidal trauma is associated with longer life-expectancy of the survivors." PLoS One 8.7 (2013): n. e69179. 17 July 2017. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069179.
Turabian (8th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Firstname. "Title of article," Title of Journal volume#, no. issue# (Month Year of Publication): first page-last page. Access Month Date, Year. DOI OR URL.
Turabian (8th) Example Sagi-Schwartz, Abraham et al. "Against All Odds: Genocidal Trauma is Associated with Longer Life-Expectancy of the Survivors," PLoS One 8, no. 7 (July 2013): e69179. Accessed July 17, 2017. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069179.

 

ARTICLE FROM A WEB MAGAZINE

APA (6th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Initials. (Year, Month of Publication). Title of article. Title of the Magazine. Retrieved from URL
APA (6th) Example Lee, P.Y. (2016, September 30). The power of pop literature: Why we need diverse YA books more than ever. Salon.com. Retrieved from http://www.salon.com/2016/09/30/the-power-of-pop-literature-why-we-need-diverse-ya-books-more-than-ever/
MLA (8th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Firstname. "Title of Article." Title of Magazine. Month Date, Year of Publication. URL.
MLA (8th) Example Lee, Paula Young. "The Power of Pop Literature: Why We Need Diverse YA Books More than Ever." Salon.com. 30 September 2016, www.salon.com/2016/09/30/the-power-of-pop-literature-why-we-need-diverse-ya-books-more-than-ever/.
Turabian (8th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Firstname. Year. "Title of the Article." Title of Magazine, Month Date, Year of publication. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL
Turabian (8th) Example Lee, Paula Young. "The Power of Pop Literature: Why We Need Diverse YA Books More than Ever." Salon.com. Septebmer 30 2016. Accessed July 17, 2017. http://www.salon.com/2016/09/30/the-power-of-pop-literature-why-we-need-diverse-ya-books-more-than-ever/

 

ARTICLE FROM THE WEBSITE OF A NEWSPAPER

APA (6th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Initials. (Year, Month Date of publication). Title of article. Title of the Newspaper. Retrieved from URL of DOI.
APA (6th) Example Creagh, S (2005, September 24). Hope Amid the Flames. Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved from http://www.smh.com.au/news/books/hope-amid-the-flames/2005/09/22/1126982166740.html.
MLA (8th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Firstname. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper. Date Month Year of publication, URL.
MLA (8th) Example Creagh, Sunanda. "Hope Amid the Flames." Sydney Morning Herald, 24 September 2005, http://www.smh.com.au/news/books/hope-amid-the-flames/2005/09/22/1126982166740.html.
Turabian (8th) General Format Author Lastname, Author Firstname. "Title of the Article." Title of Newspaper, Month Date, Year of publication. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
Turabian Example Creagh, Sunanda. "Hope Amid the Flames." Sydney Morning Herald, September 24, 2005. Accessed July 14, 2017. http://www.smh.com.au/news/books/hope-amid-the-flames/2005/09/22/1126982166740.html.

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