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Referencing - BU Harvard: Magazine Article

Referencing Magazine Articles

Instructions how to reference a magazine article

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Referencing an online magazine article: details, order and format

Instructions for referencing an online magazine article

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Citing in the main text of your work

This example shows paraphrasing:

  • e.g. Marks and Spencer are launching a new advertising campaign designed to celebrate women (Harrison 2013).

This example shows quoting:

If no page numbers are given, as is the case with this example, a page number cannot be added if citing a direct quote:

  • e.g. Harrison (2013) reported an interview with Marks & Spencer's marketing director, Steven Sharp. He stated "We want to be taken seriously at the moment. This is designed as a modern portraiture".

Referencing in list at the end of your work

Surname/Family Name, INITIALS., (or Newspaper/Magazine Title,) Year. Title of article. Newspaper/Magazine Title [online], Day Month Year or Volume (Issue) (if available). Available from: URL [Accessed date].

Referencing print magazine article: details, order and format

Instructions for referencing a print magazine article

Citing in the main text of your work

This example shows paraphrasing:

  • e.g. Food Technology magazine describes how coffee is processed, summarising each stage. Focusing on the roasting stage, it involves raising the temperature of coffee beans to between 180-230 degrees Centigrade, triggering a steam release, causing the beans to swell and darken; developing the flavours (McHugh 2017).

This example shows quoting:

  • e.g. Food industry magazine Food Technology encourages consumers to appreciate how coffee is processed, explaining"coffee processing is considered to be the single largest contributor to the flavor profile of coffee, with microclimate and soil being the next largest contributors" (McHugh 2017, p.74).

Referencing in list at the end of your work

Surname/Family Name, INITIALS., (or Magazine Title,) Year. Title of article. Magazine Title [online], Day Month Year or Volume (Issue) (if available).

  • e.g. McHugh, T., 2017. How coffee is processed. Food Technology. September. 74-76.