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Research Using Periodicals: Citing Articles

Citations For Periodical Articles

About Citing Journal/Magazine Articles


For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.                                            

The following format will be used:

Parenthetical Citation - entry that appears in the body of your paper.                                           

Works Cited - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from the MLA Handbook (7th ed.).

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

Situations this Section Covers

This guide will cover the following examples:

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