Guide: How to cite a Magazine in OSA style

Guide: How to cite a Magazine in OSA style

Cite A Magazine in OSA style

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

Reference list

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


1. Author Initial.  Author Surname, "Title," Publication Title Pages Used (Year Published).


1. C.  Lury, Consumer Culture (Rutgers University Press, 2011), pp. p.80-81, p.185.

In-text citation

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




‘However, it Is important to point out that not all women have been able to take part in the pleasures associated with consumption in the same way. Black women, For example, have often been excluded from the relations of looking outlined above. So, for example, Jane Gaines (1988) points out that while some groups have historically had the licence to ‘look’ openly, other groups, such as black people, have only been able to  look illicitly’ – Lury, Celia (P.154)  [1]

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