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Referencing Guide: Journal Articles

Information on standardised methods to give credit to the source of your ideas in your work.

Harvard - Journal Articles Examples

Electronic Journal article

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author and Author (publication year, page number/s)….

 OR

 ….is evident (Author & Author, year of publication, page number/s).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Trankle and Haw (2009, p.15)….

 OR

 ….is evident (Trankle & Haw, 2009, p.15)

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A year of publication, ‘Title of article’. Journal Title, volume number, issue number,   month, page-page, viewed date, name of database.

Reference list

(Example)

 Trankle, S. A., & Haw, J. (2009). Predicting Australian health behaviour from health   beliefs. Electronic Journal of Applied Psychology, vol.5, no.2, pp.9–17, viewed 11   November 2019, JSTOR.

Journal Article (single author):

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author (year of publication, page numbers)….

 OR

 …..is evident (Author year of publication, page numbers).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Ingersoll (1999, pp. 26-37)….

 OR

 ….is evident (Ingersoll, 1999, pp. 26-37).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A year of publication, ‘Title of article’. Journal Title, volume number, issue number,   month of issue, page–page.

Reference list

(Example)

 Ingersoll, R 1999, ‘The problem of underqualified teachers in American secondary   schools’. Educational researcher, vol.28, no. 2, March, pp.26-37.

Journal article (2 or 3 authors):

In-text citation

(Format)

 According to Author and Author (year of publication, page number/s)

 OR

 ….is evident (Author & Author year of publication, page number/s).

In-text citation

(Example)

 According to Srikanthan and Dalrymple (2003, p,127)…

 OR

 …. is evident (Srikanthan & Dalrymple 2003, p. 127).

Reference list

(Format)

 Author, A. & Author, B  year of publication, ‘Title of article’, Journal Title, volume number,   issue number, month of issue, page–page.

Reference list

(Example)

 Srikanthan, G & Dalrymple, J 2003, ‘Developing alternative perspectives for quality in   higher education’, International Journal of Educational Management, vol.17, no.3, June,   pp.126- 136.