Citations from Magazines

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What does the volume number reference on a magazine?

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1. In both APA or MLA format, what information regarding publication date is needed in the reference page?

2. In APA format, what is the minimum amount of information you need for citing within the text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet will help you quickly assess your understanding of how to cite magazines in both APA and MLA format. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include what information is needed to cite in both formats and the distinct characteristic of reference page entries that is essential to APA format.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will ask you about the following:

  • What a magazine's volume number references
  • What publication date information is needed in both formats
  • Minimum information needed for in-text citation in APA
  • Information not needed in a reference citation for both formats
  • Distinct characteristic of reference page entries that is essential to preserving APA format
  • Identify a correctly formatted APA citation

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the differences between MLA and APA format
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding correctly formatted magazine citations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the information that is needed when citing magazines

Additional Learning

If you would like more information about citations, read the related lesson called Citations from Magazines. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Learn what information you'll need to cite a magazine
  • Understand the difference between volume and issue number
  • Learn how to cite magazines in APA
  • Discuss how to cite magazines in MLA
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