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The basic format for citing a magazine article is similar to the journal format. Required information includes author’s name, article title, name of the magazine, date of issue, and inclusive page numbers. Some magazines may include volume numbers. None of the three styles require those for magazines citations. Turabian recommends against citing page numbers for magazine articles since article pagination is often not continuous.
The example is based on an article published in the magazine Food Talk. The article, “Blue Green Algae – It’s a Main Course, It’s a Shampoo, It’s a Floor Wax – What Is This Stuff Anyway? was written by author Mack Roe Biotek and was published in the September 28, 1992, issue of the magazine on pages 27-32.
Biotek, M.R. (1992, September 28). Blue green algae – It’s a main course, it’s a shampoo, it’s a floor wax – What is this stuff anyway? Food Talk, 27-32.
Biotek, Mack Roe. “Blue Green Algae – It’s a Main Course, It’s a Shampoo, It’s a Floor Wax – What Is This Stuff Anyway?” Food Talk, 28 Sept. 1992, pp. 27-32.
Biotek, Mack Roe. “Blue Green Algae – It’s a Main Course, It’s a Shampoo, It’s a Floor Wax – What Is This Stuff Anyway?” Food Talk, September 28, 1992.
The example is an article published by author Almonda Chickpea in the magazine Nutrition Around Us entitled “Original Tofu Recipes With a Bit of a Kick.” The article appeared on pages 43-52 of the April 15, 2008, issue of the magazine. It was retrieved from the online database FoodSearch Online on August 18, 2008. The magazine is not available on the Internet and the article has not been assigned a DOI. Note: APA advises that it is generally not necessary to provide retrieval information for journal articles pulled from databases, since coverage in the database might change. When no DOI or website is available, the citation will take the format of the print journal article.
Chickpea, A. (2008, April 15). Original tofu recipes with a bit of a kick. Nutrition Around Us, 43-52.
Chickpea, Almonda. “Original Tofu Recipes With a Bit of a Kick.” Nutrition Around Us, 15 Apr. 2008, pp. 43-52. FoodSearch Online, www.foodsearchonline.com/tofu041508.html. Accessed 18 Aug. 2008.
Chickpea, Almonda. “Original Tofu Recipes With a Bit of a Kick.” Nutrition Around Us, April 15, 2008. http://www.foodsearchonline.com/tofu041508.html (accessed August 18, 2008).
The example is based on an article published in the online magazine Mock Turtle Review in volume 13 of the magazine, the Fall 2008 issue. The article, written by author Andre Doormouse, was entitled “Off With Her Head – Alice’s Adventures with the Red Queen.” The magazine has no print equivalent. The article was retrieved from the magazine’s website on September 15, 2008.
Doormouse, A. (2008, Fall). Off with her head – Alice’s adventures with the Red Queen. Mock Turtle Review, 13. http://www.mockturtlereview.com/
Doormouse, Andre. “Off With Her Head – Alice’s Adventures with the Red Queen.” Mock Turtle Review 13, Fall 2008, www.mockturtlereview.com/fall2008/Doormouse.html. Accessed 15 Sept. 2008.
Doormouse, Andre. “Off W ith Her Head – Alice’s Adventures with the Red Queen.” Mock Turtle Review, Fall 2008. http://www.mockturtlereview.com/fall2008/Doormouse.html (accessed September 15, 2008).