Guide: How to cite a Magazine in SPI style

Guide: How to cite a Magazine in SPI style

Cite A Magazine in SPI style

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Use the following template to cite a magazine using the SPI 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 SPI style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename (Year Published): Title. In: Publication Title, H.Issue number, S.Pages Used., http://Website-Url, letzter Zugriff:  10. 10. 2013.


Knapp, Raymond (2013): The sound of Broadway's mean streets: Setting New York City's 'edge' in show songs. In: Studies in Musical Theatre, H.2, Jg.7, S.237-259.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published, S.)


This article discusses the words of several musicals. This is particular helpful as it puts West Side Story among other musicals with contrasting themes, laying the grounds for a compare and contrast approach. (Knapp 2013, S.)

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