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Citing Business Information: Journal Articles from Online Databases

Journal Articles from Online Databases

Basic Citation Format for Journal Articles from Databases:

Author, A., & Author, B. (Year). Article title. Periodical Title, volume(issue), pages.DOI


  • If online articles do not give page numbers, you will not be able to include them in your citation. 
  • Note that retrieval dates are required for unarchived sources that are likely, or intended, to change over time.

Citation Examples with author:

Ruxton, C. (2016). Tea: Hydration and other health benefits. Primary Health Care26(8), 34-42.

Intext citation:  (Ruxton, 2016)

Citation Example with no author:

Fatal distraction. (2013, Nov 30). The Economist, 409(8864). Retrieved January 12, 2021 form

Intext citation:  (Fatal distraction, 2013)