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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.

Magazine Article

The general format and example below refers to a magazine article.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author date)

Reference List:
Author AA. Year Mmm dd. Article title. Magazine title. Issue: Page Numbers.


In-Text Citation:
(Taylor 2008)

Reference List:
Taylor PS. 2008 July 21. The drink for the rich and uneducated. Maclean's. 121:29.

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