The most basic entry for a journal consists of the author name(s), year published, article title, journal name, volume number, issue number, page numbers and DOI* when available or link to the article, if no DOI is avaiable.
Last Name(s), F. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name in Italics, Volume Number in italics(Issue Number), Page Numbers. DOI
Kent, F., & Keating, J. L. (2015). Interprofessional education in primary health care for entry level students: A systematic literature review. Nurse Education Today, 35(12), 1221-1231. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2015.05.005
*See box below for more information on the DOI.
Author, A.A., & Author, B.B. (Date). Title of book. Publisher Name.
Gawande, A. (2010). The checklist manifesto : How to get things right. Picador.
The digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique identifier for citation linking services for scientific publishing in the digital world. It is another way for people to find things in the digital environment, so it is helpful to include it in a citation if it is available.
DOIs are now routinely included in databases following the journal title.
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