Magazine Examples

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magazines2.jpg Magazine articles are written by journalists for a general audience. The articles tend to be easy to read and relatively short. Sometimes magazine articles are found in library subscription databases. Other times they may be found on free web sites, as in the following examples.

The elements needed to cite a magazine article are:

  • author.
  • date of publication.
  • title of article.
  • title of magazine.
  • volume (if available, APA only).
  • issue (if available, APA only).
  • page numbers (if available).
  • date of access (MLA only).
  • database name (if a database is used for access; MLA only).
  • URL (APA only).

APA:

Fetini, A. (18 June 2009). Human trafficking rises in recession. Time. Retrieve

from http://www.time.com/.

APA examples for library subscription databases. Select the relevant database from the list.

 

MLA:

Fetini, Alyssa. "Human Trafficking Rises in Recession." Time. Time, 18 June 2009. Web. 7 July

2010.

MLA examples for library subscription databases. Select the relevant database from the list.

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