Guide: How to cite a Journal in First Monday style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in First Monday style

Cite A Journal in First Monday style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the First Monday 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.

Key:

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

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname Author Forename, Year Published. 'Title', Publication Title, volume Volume number, numberIssue number, pp. Pages Used, and at http://Website-Url, accessed: 10 October 2013.

Example:

Human Rights Watch, 2003. Off Target: The Conduct of the War and Civilian Casualties in Iraq, Human Rights Watch, and at http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/usa1203/usa1203.pdf, accessed: 29 April 2015.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

In three weeks from March 20 to April 9, U.S. and U.K. air forces dropped more cluster
bombs in Iraq than they did in Afghanistan in six months. In Iraq, the United States
used at least 1,206 clusters, containing more than 200,000 submunitions, only twentytwo
shy of its half-year total for Afghanistan. (Human Rights Watch, 2003)

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