Guide: How to cite a Journal in PeerJ style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in PeerJ style

Cite A Journal in PeerJ style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the PeerJ citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the PeerJ style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname Author Initial. Year Published. Title. Publication Title Volume number:Pages Used.

Example:

Dowler K. 2003. MEDIA CONSUMPTION AND PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD CRIME AND JUSTICE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEAR OF CRIME, PUNITIVE ATTITUDES, AND PERCEIVED POLICE EFFECTIVENESS. California: Department of Criminal Justice, California State University.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

“mistrust, cynicism, alienation, and
perceptions of higher than average levels of threat of crime in society” (Dowler, 2003)

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