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How to Read a Citation: Journal Articles

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Citation for a Journal Article

Here's an example of a journal article found in the Academic Search Complete database:

Here's how that citation would look when it is formatted (CBE style):

formatted CBE style

The main way to tell that this is an journal article citation is the fact that there are two titles - the title of the article, and the title of the journal or periodical. An journal citation will also always list the volume and/or issue numbers of the journal where the article is found.