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CSE Citation Style

About Citing Articles

When citing articles, take note of the author, article title, periodical title, volume and issue numbers, the date, and page numbers. 

Note that the citation format is slightly different if the article is in print or online, and if an electronic article has a DOI, or Digital Object Identifier.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation- entry that appears in the body of your paper.

Reference List- entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information was drawn from Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers.

Newspaper Article, No Author

The general format and example below refers to a newspaper article with no author.

For an article with no author, start the citation with the article title. For the in-text citation, use the first word or first few words of the title, followed by ellipses (...).

Newspaper titles are not abbreviated.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Title... date)

Reference List:
Article title. Year Mmm dd. Newspaper title (edition). Sect: Beginning page of article (column number).


In-Text Citation:
(Father and son... 2009) 

Reference List:

Father and son arrested in beating. 2009 May 26. Kamloops Daily News; Sect. A:5.

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