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CRIMJ 494: Research Topics

What should I look for?

In order to properly cite a journal article, you need the following information:

1. Author(s) name

2. Title of Article

3. Title of Journal (the publication)

4. The Volume (and Issue, sometimes listed as No. or Number)

5. The Date published (at least the year, and the month if it is listed)

6. The Page Number Range (i.e. 4-19).

All of this information will be found in a variety of places - examples are below:


LionSearch Citation Information


Database Citation showing authors, source, document type, subject and geographic terms

Journal Website

sample journal website showing the list of articles

Journal Article

sample journal article page showing the article title, authors, and the beginning of the text of article