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Citation Guide: Articles from Online Periodicals

A guide to citing your sources

Basics for Journal Articles (Scholarly) pp. 198-202

Online articles follow the same guidelines for printed articles. Include all information the online host makes available, including an issue number in parentheses.

Journal article with DOI

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number (issue number if
    available). doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx

Journal article with no DOI

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number (issue number if
    available). Retrieved from

Journal Article with DOI


Billiard, M., Bassetti, C., Dauvilliers, Y., Dolenc-Groselj, L., Lammers, G., Mayer, G., et al. (2006). EFNS guidelines
    on management of narcolepsy. European Journal of Neurology, 13(10), 1035-1048. doi:10.1111/j.1468-1331.2006.01473.x


Mamelak, M. (1991). A model for narcolepsy. Canadian Journal of Psychology/Revue canadienne de psychologie, 45(2),
    194-220. doi:10.1037/h0084282

Academic Search Complete

Kim, S., Lyoo, I., Lee, Y., Lee, J., Yoon, S., Kim, J., et al. (2009). Gray matter deficits in young adults with
    narcolepsy. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 119(1), 61-67. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0404.2008.01063.x


Rohland, B. M., & Rohrer, J. E. (1998) How age influences the expression of narcolepsy. Journal of Psychosomatic
    Research, 59(6)
, 399-405. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2005.06.065

CSA Illumina

Williksen, S. (2009). Moods behind the silences. Ethnography, 10(1), 115-127. doi:10.1177/1466138108099592

Journal Article without DOI

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Decker, M J, Tabassum, H., Lin, J-MS, & Reeves, W C (Oct 6, 2009). Electroencephalographic correlates of Chronic Fatigue
    Syndrome. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 5, p. 43. Retrieved from


Doyle, A., & Wilkinson, D. (2008). Day case general anaesthesia in a patient with narcolepsy. Anaesthesia, 63(8),
    880-882. Retrieved from CINAHL database.

ProQuest Central

Koul, R., Al-Othmani, F., Alfutaisi, A., Alabri, M., & Alzakwani, I.. (2009). Narcolepsy-cataplexy in children: Report of
    two cases. Journal of Pediatric Neurology, 7(4), 389-391. Retrieved from (Document ID:

HW Wilson

Billows, M., Gradisar, M., Dohnt, H., Johnston, A., McCappin, S., & Hudson, J. (2009). Family Disorganization, Sleep
    Hygiene, and Adolescent Sleep Disturbance. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 38(5), 745-52.
    Retrieved from

Other Periodical Articles pp. 198-202

Magazine article from database

Sanders, L. (2009). Sleep gone awry. Science News, 176(9), pp. 24-7. Retrieved from

Online magazine article

Novotney, A. (January 2010). A prescription for empathy: In an effort to improve health outcomes, psychologists are
    helping physicians become better listeners and patient coaches. Monitor on psychology, 41(1). Retrieved from

Newspaper article from database

Holman W. Jenkins, & Jr.. (2010, January 6). The Future on tv. Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition), p. A.11. Retrieved

Online newspaper article

Fountain, H. (2010, January 4). White lizards evolve in New Mexico dunes. The New York Times, Retrieved from

Editorial from database

Hughes, J. (2006, May 3). In the age of the Internet, newspapers are still big business [Editoral]. Christian science
, p. 9. Retrieved from