Citation Guide: Council of Science Editors (Citation-Sequence System)

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

1. A Signed Article in a Newspaper 

Format:
Treat newspaper articles as you would magazine articles, identifying their pages by section, page, and column on which they begin (in parentheses).

Example:

1. Jalonick MC. Suit says toys in Happy Meals break the law. Boston Globe. 2010 June 23;Sect. B:11 (col. 1).


2. An Unsigned Article in a Newspaper 

Format:
Begin the entry with the title of the article. “Anonymous” is not permitted in CSE style.

Example:

2.  A mouse to save your wrist and hand. Boston Globe. 2010 Nov 29;Sect. B:8 (col. 3).


3. An Article in a Magazine 

Format:
Magazines are not identified by volume. Give only the date (year, month, day for weekly magazines; year and month for monthly magazines). Abbreviate all months to their first three letters.

Example:

3. Milius S. In field or backyard, frogs face threats. Sci News. 2010 Sep 11:28-29.

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