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)

Format:
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

Format:
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.