Online journal 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

…main components were identified.(14)

Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

14. Author. Title of article. Title of Journal [Medium]. Date of publication [Date cited];Volume(Issue):Page numbers. Available from: URL.

Reference list example

14. Thierstein J. Education in the digital age. Educause Review [Internet]. 2009 Mar 1 [cited 2010 Jan 5];31(5):135-9. Available from:

Style notes for this referencing type

  • Internet journals should be cited the same as print journal with the following additions:
    • Medium = [Internet]
    • Date cited
    • URL
  • Where pagination is not provided, calculate the length of the document in terms of print pages, screens or paragraphs and place this information in square brackets.

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