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
Format for reference list
Elements, punctuation & capitalisation
Reference list example
Style notes for this referencing type
- List the first six authors, followed by et al.
- Journal references omit place of publication and publisher information.
- Where a journal has changed its name - cite the journal name that was used at the time of publication.
- Journal titles can be abbreviated, see PubMed Journals Database or Journals Indexed for MEDLINE.
- The month and day (or the season) may be omitted from the date of publication if the journal is continuously paginated throughout the volume. However, the month and day (or the season) must be included when citing a journal that has no volume or issue number.
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