Guide: How to cite a Journal in SPIE journals style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in SPIE journals style

Cite A Journal in SPIE journals style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the SPIE journals 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 SPIE journals style.

Reference list

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

Template:

1.A.  Author Surname, 'Title', Publication Title Volume number(Issue number), Pages Used (Year Published) [doi:DOI Number].

Example:

1. Cdc.gov, 'Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Years of Potential Life Lost, and Productivity Losses --- United States, 2000--2004', 2015, <http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5745a3.htm> (accessed 30 April 2015).

In-text citation

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

Template

1

Example

Approximately 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke each year. 1

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