Citing and referencing: Journals/Periodicals

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Journals/Periodicals

Periodicals include Trade Journals, and Magazines.

If you access/read a journal article/periodical online, reference it using the 'Online' format outlined below. If you access/read a journal article/periodical via a physical copy, reference it using the 'Print' format outlined below.

Journal Articles/Periodicals (Print)

Rule:

[#] A. A. Author, “Name of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Abbrev. Month, Year.

Example:

[1] H. Yang, H. Luo, F. Ye, S. Lu and L. Zhang, “Security in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Challenges and Solutions,” IEEE Wireless Comm., vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 38–47, Feb. 2004.

Guidelines:

If no month of publication is listed: place a comma after the page range, and proceed to Year.

For IEEE Transactions Journals: Format the full journal title as ‘IEEE Trans. [Journal Title Here]’ (without inverted commas)

Check that you are using the standard abbreviations for journals and periodicals

Still unsure? Refer to the IEEE Reference Guide (2018)


eJournal Articles/ePeriodicals (Online)

Rule:

[#] A. A. Author, “Name of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Abbrev. Month, year, doi: xxx

Example:

[2] X. Zhu and X. Wu, “Class noise vs. attribute noise: A quantitative study of their impacts,” Artif. Intell. Rev., vol. 22, no. 3/4, pp. 177–210, Nov. 2004. doi: 10.1007/s10462-004-0751-8.

Guidelines:

If no month of publication is listed: place a comma after the page range, and proceed to Year.

For IEEE Transactions Journals: Format the full journal title as ‘IEEE Trans. [Journal Title Here]’ (without inverted commas)

If eJournal/ePeriodical does not list a DOI: Add ‘[Online]. Available: URL’ (without inverted commas, replacing URL with the URL of the source) after the Year.

If referring to an article than has been accepted or scheduled for publication: follow the format below for Author, Name of Paper, and Abbrev. Title of Periodical, followed by ‘to be published.’ (without inverted commas).

Check that you are using the 
standard abbreviations for journals and periodicals

Still unsure? Refer to the IEEE Reference Guide (2018)