Articles (Journals: Online and Print)

Note that the British Standard (BS ISO 690:2010) requires the journal volume in bold.

Article from an ejournal

AUTHOR(S) SURNAME, First Name or Initials., Year of Publication. Article Title. Journal Title [online]. Volume number (Part or Issue or Month), Page Number(s). [viewed date]. Available from: http://www...

Example: WILDING, P.M., 2008. Reflective practice: a learning tool for student nurses. British Journal of Nursing [online]. 17(11), pp.720-724. [viewed 08 September 2014]. Available from: http://www.magonlinelibrary.com

Examples of in text citations:

Choice in how and where to maintain a reflective log improves learner engagement (Wilding, 2008).

Wilding (2008) states that choice in how and where to maintain a reflective log improves learner engagement.

Online only journals

There are some journal articles that don’t fit the template they may be online only, pre print, early online and so on. They may have a volume and an article number, just an article number or no issue or page numbers. In these cases you may adapt the style to reflect the information available. Contact your librarian for help if needed.

Article with multiple authors

AUTHOR(S) SURNAME, First Name or Initials., Year of Publication. Article Title. Journal Title [online]. Volume number (Part or Issue or Month), Page Number(s). [viewed date]. Available from: http://www...

Example: KIM, D.J., THEORET, J., LIAO, M.M. & KENDALL, J. L., 2014. Experience with Emergency Ultrasound Training by Canadian Emergency Medicine Residents. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine [online]. 15(3), pp.306-311. [viewed 18 February 2015]. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4025528/

Examples of in text citations:

There are significant variations in both the level and quality of emergency ultrasound training (Kim et al., 2014).

Kim et al. (2014) discovered disparities in both the level and quality of emergency ultrasound training.

Article from a print journal

AUTHOR(S) SURNAME, First Name or Initials., Year of Publication. Article Title. Journal Title. Volume number (Part or Issue or Month), Page Number(s).

Example: NIEMI, H., HARJU, V., VIVITSOU, M., VIITANEN, K., MULTISILTA, J. & KUOKKANEN, A., 2014. Digital Storytelling for 21st-Century Skills in Virtual Learning Environments. Creative Education. 5(9), pp.657-671.

Examples of in text citations:

Storyboarding is the foundation of e-learning design (Niemi et al., 2014).

Niemi et al. (2014) argue that storyboarding is the foundation of e-learning design.