How-To: Cite Sources

This guide will help to you cite your sources in-text and in the works cited/references page.

Article Examples (databases)

Format: (journal article)
Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Article title.” Journal Title, volume, issue, date, page number range. Database Name, doi or URL.

Format: (newspaper article)
Author. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title, date, page number(s). Database, URL or DOI. 

Article Examples (print)

Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Article title.” Magazine Title, Day Month Year, pages.‚Äč

Dockerman, Elaina. “The History of Why it’s Impossible to Find Clothes

         That Fit.” Time, 2 Sept. 2016, p.12

Author. “Article title.” Newspaper Title, date, page(s).
*If no author is given for the newspaper article, begin with the article’s title instead

"Hamlin, Team Win Silver." Observer Dispatch, 30 Jan. 2017, p.C1.