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Citing and referencing: Journals/Periodicals

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

Access Date Rules for E-journals

The date an e-journal was accessed is not required in Chicago style but may be required in certain disciplines. If included the date should precede the DOI or URL, separated by commas in a note and periods in a bibliography entry.

Journals/Periodicals

Journal article (Print)

Rule for Notes

If a journal is paginated consecutively across a volume or if the month or season appears within the year, the issue number may be omitted.

Note Number. Author's First and Last Names, "Article Title," Title of Publication Vol no, issue no (Date of Publication): page number(s).

Example of Note entry

1. Lawrence Baron, “The First Wave of American “Holocaust” Films 1945–1959,” The American Historical Review 115, no.1 (2010): 90-92.

Subsequent Note entry

3. Baron, “The First Wave,” 96.

Rule for Bibliography

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Article Title." Title of Publication vol no, issue no (Date of Publication): page number(s).

Example of Bibliography entry

Baron, Lawrence. “The First Wave of American “Holocaust” Films 1945–1959.” The American Historical Review 115, no.1 (2010): 90-114.

 

Journal article (Electronic)

General Rules

- DOI indicates the article was consulted online and is preferable to a URL
- DOI in lower case followed by colon, no space
- Use URL address if no DOI assigned

Rule for Notes

Note Number. Author's First and Last Names, "Article Title," Title of Publication Vol no, issue no (Date of Publication): page number(s), doi:

Example of Note entry

1. Eliyahu Stern, “Genius and Demographics in Modern Jewish History,” Jewish Quarterly Review 101 (Summer 2011): 355, doi:10.1353/jqr.2011.0022.

Subsequent Note entry

3. Stern, “Genius and Demographics,” 370.

Rule for Bibliography

Author's Last Name, First Name. "Article Title." Title of Publication vol no, issue no (Date of Publication): page number(s), doi:

Example of Bibliography entry

Stern, Eliyahu. “Genius and Demographics in Modern Jewish History.” Jewish Quarterly Review 101 (Summer 2011): 347-382, doi: 10.1353/jqr.2011.0022.

 

Access date is not required in Chicago style but may be required in certain disciplines. If included the date should precede the DOI or URL, separated by commas in a note and periods in a bibliography entry.


Example of Note entry with Access Date included

1. Eliyahu Stern, “Genius and Demographics in Modern Jewish History,” Jewish Quarterly Review 101 (Summer 2011): 355, Accessed February 14th, 2013, doi:10.1353/jqr.2011.0022.

Example of Bibliography entry with Access Date included

Stern, Eliyahu. “Genius and Demographics in Modern Jewish History.” Jewish Quarterly Review 101 (Summer 2011): 347-382. Accessed February 14th, 2013. doi: 10.1353/jqr.2011.0022.