Magazine article

You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used (eg. number of authors and source descriptions)

Format for in-text citation

In-text citation example

Kirkup (2018) stated that…

OR seen in Whitley's work (Kirkup 2018).

Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Author Surname, First name. Year of publication. “Title of article.” Magazine Title, Month day and year of publication, page numbers (if available). DOI/URL/Database name.

Reference list example

Kirkup, Sarah. 2018. "Kate Whitley: Igniting Dance with Her Music." Gramophone, October 19, 2018.

Style notes for this reference type

  • See Manual 15.49 and 14.188.
  • In-text, cite specific pages (unless you are referring to the whole article). Do not use 'p' or 'pp' before the page numbers.
  • For magazines, the procedure is generally the same as for journals. The volume and issue or other information is replaced by the date. Repeat the year of publication with the month and day to avoid confusion.
  • Article titles are given in quotation marks. Include both article title and subtitle, regardless of length.
  • Magazine titles are italicised.
  • You may omit the page range in the reference list entry. If page numbers are included, they follow a comma not a colon.
  • For articles consulted online, the preference is to include a DOI or stable URL. Sometimes a suitable URL will not be available, or will be restricted to subscribers to the database. In these cases, it is appropriate to list the name of the database used (Manual 14.175). Note that DOI is lowercased and followed by a colon (with not space after) in source citations.
  • For articles consulted in print, omit the URL or database name from your citation.
  • Access dates are not required by Chicago in citations of formally published electronic sources (Manual 14.12). If an access date is required (by publisher or discipline), they should immediately precede the URL, separated from the surrounding citation by commas in a note and periods in a reference list entry.

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