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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: eJournal article

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

eJournal article

Reference: Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year) ‘Article title’, Journal Title, Volume(Issue), pp. page numbers. Available at: URL (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: Hawke, J., Wadsworth, S., & DeFries, J. (2006) ‘Genetic influences on reading difficulties in boys and girls: the Colorado twin study’, Dyslexia, 12(1), pp. 21-29 . Available at: https://doi-org.ucd.idm.oclc.org/10.1002/dys.301 (Accessed 10 February 2009).

In-Text-Citation:

  • Author(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Author(s) Last name, Year)

Example:

  • Hawke, Wadsworth and DeFries (2006) argue ….
  • Others have shown (Hawke, Wadsworth and DeFries, 2006).... 

 

Note on URLs: To get shorter URLs you are permitted to use a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) as above. These can usually be found under the title of the journal article either on a database or on the journal article itself. DOIs are permanent links that will not disappear over time.

 

Still unsure what in-text citation and referencing mean? Check here.

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