Guide: How to cite a Journal in JIT style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in JIT style

Cite A Journal in JIT style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the JIT citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the JIT style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title, Publication Title Volume number(Issue number): Pages Used. Retrieved from http://Website-Url

Example:,. (2015). Data Protection Act (DPA) Penalties. Retrieved April 30, 2015, from

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Independent Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issuing fines of up to £500,000 for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act (, 2015)

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