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CSE Style Guide: Magazine Article

The Council of Science Editors (CSE) style guide is designed for the natural and physical sciences. IRSC students writing in these disciplines can use this guide.

Magazine article

Material Type           In-text Citation              End Reference                                                        

Magazine article from print publication

(Misteli 2011)

Misteli T. 2011. The inner life of the genome. Sci Am 304(2): 66-73.                                                    

Magazine article from the Internet (freely available) (Scholz 2006) Scholz S. 2006. The POETICs of industrial carbon dioxide emissions in Japan: an urban and institutional extension of the IPAT identity. Carbon Balance Magag. [Internet] [cited 2010 July 29]. 1(11). Available from
Magazine article from an College database

(Witze 2011)

Witze A. 2011. Rivers in the sky: atmospheric bands of water vapor can cause flooding and extreme weather. Sci News.  [Internet] [cited 2011 Mar 16]; 176(5):20-21. In Academic OneFile database. Available from:


(Pyle 2010)

Pyle AM. 2010. Touching RNA. Scientist [Internet] [cited 2011 Jan 23]. 24(9):35-39. In General Science Full Text database. Available from