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Referencing with Harvard: Journal article

Journal Article

To be made up of:

  • Author (surname followed by initials).
  • Year of publication (in round brackets).
  • Title of article (in single quotation marks).
  • Title of journal (in italics – capitalise first letter of each word in title, except for linking words such as and, of, the, for).
  • Issue information, that is, volume (unbracketed) and, where applicable, part number, month or season (all in round brackets).
  • Page reference.
  • doi (if available).

In-text citation:

In their review of the literature (Knapik et al., 2015)…

Reference list:

Knapik, J. J., Cosio-Lima, L. M., Reynolds, K. L., and Shumway, R.S. (2015). ‘Efficacy of functional movement screening for predicting injuries in coast guard cadets’. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29 (5), pp. 1157-1162.

With a doi:

In-text citation:

In their review of the literature (Knapik et al., 2015)…

Reference list:

Knapik, J J., Cosio-Lima, L.M., Reynolds, K.L., and Shumway, R.S. (2015). 'Efficacy of functional movement screening for predicting injuries in coast guard cadets'. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29 (5), pp. 1157-1162. EDUC 1028: E-learning. doi: 16310.1186/1471-2474-14-197.

Referencing Guides

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