A guide to the reference styles used at the University of St Andrews
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- Referencing something mentioned in another source (Secondary Referencing)
What you need to include and the format of a journal article reference
Journal article references should include details of the article and the journal it is published in:
- Author(s) of the article - see the author rules tab for details on how to manage multiple authors.
- Year of publication.
- Article title. (not italicised)
- Journal publication title (italicised)
- Volume number: Part/Issue, (bold)
- Page range of the article.
- For multiple authors separate the second and subsequent authors with a comma, with the exception of the penulitmate and final authors who are separated by an ampersand (&).
- Year is followed by a full-stop/period.
- The article title is given in full, is not italicised, and is followed by a full-stop/period.
- Journal publication title follows the article title and is always italicised.
- Volume number and part/issue number are given in bold, with a colon between the volume and part/issue followed by a comma.
- The page range of the article is given followed by a full-stop/period.
Where a reference is longer than a single line, the second and subsequent lines should use a hanging indentation.
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