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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Print journal article, more than three authors

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.

Print journal article with more than three authors

Reference: Author(s) Last name, First name. “Title of Article.” Journal Title Volume, Issue no. (Year): pages.


Virtue, Simon, Holly Wright, Dale Diamond and Sheila Murphy. “Was Mark Twain a Nihilist?” American Literary Essays 3, no. 88 (1943): 13-27.

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


Torrance has traced the dialectic between romanticism and anti-romanticism in Twain's thought.³

Footnote: #. Author(s) First name Last name et al., “Title of Article,” Journal Title Volume, Issue no. (Year): Page.


 3. Simon Virtue et al., 'Was Mark Twain a Nihilist?', American Literary Essays 3, no. 88 (1943): 13-27.

Note: If there are more than ten authors, list seven authors in the reference list, followed by 'et al'List only one author in the footnote, followed by 'et al.'


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