In our citation examples we use the following color coding:
- Red – Author
- Blue – Title of book/article/charter/webpage
- Pink – Date
- Green – Title of journal
- Black – Volume/Issue
- Sienna – Pages
Pay attention to these rules:
- if a journal has no issue, it should be omitted.
- if an article is printed on one page, [p.] should be used instead of [pp.].
- if there is a colon in the title of an article, do not capitalize the first word that goes right after it.
- doi is not mentioned in the reference list as a rule. However, if it is required according to your instructions, it should be added after the number of pages (for example, [pp. 17-18. doi: 10.1001/pfi.20005.]).
- use capitalization only for the name of a journal.
Breslau, J & Engel, C 2016, ‘Information and communication technologies in behavioral health: a literature review with recommendations for the air force’, RAND Health Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 17-18.
Article (no author)
‘Perioperative blood salvage’ 2006, Vox Sanguinis, vol. 91, no. 2, pp. 185-192.
- make sure that you add a full publication date (year, day, and month) with no shortenings. Do not forget that it should be separated with the title of an article and the name of a newspaper.
- use capitalization only for the name of a newspaper.
O’Sallivan, J 2016, ‘Sanders, Clinton fight on credentials’, The Boston Globe, 4 February, p. 3.
Newspaper article (no author)
A full reference should be provided within an in-text citation. There is no need to repeat this information in the reference list.