Guide: How to cite a Journal in ABNT style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in ABNT style

Cite A Journal in ABNT style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the ABNT 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 ABNT style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Initial. Title. Publication Title, v. Volume number, n. Issue number, p. Pages Used, Year Published. 


Burnell, P. The Changing Politics of Foreign Aid. Where to Next?. State of the Art, p. 117, 1997. 

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Generally speaking the sotry of foreign aid begins with the Marshall Plan, or European Recovery Programme (1948-1952). A large programme of US assistance for economic reconstruction sought to secure former enemies as well as allies against the Soviet and communist influence, and to create markets for the greatly expanded US economy’ (Burnell, 1997)

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