Journal Article Citations


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What is an in-text citation?

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1. Why may a journal be more credible if it has a peer review system?

2. Which of the following media can journal articles come in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Citing journal articles in an academic essay can be tricky, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you make sure you understand the essentials. You'll need to know about in-text citations, journal media, peer reviewing, and reference page citations in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Using three or more authors in an in-text citation
  • Information included in a reference page citation
  • The definition of an in-text citation
  • How journals are peer-reviewed
  • Communication method(s) for journal articles

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related journal article citation lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of citations to effectively use them in your writing
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as in-text citations and reference page citations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding citing a journal article

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about citing journal articles in academic writing? Check out the accompanying lesson on How to Create Journal Article Citations. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define journal article
  • Understand how and why a journal article is peer reviewed
  • Define in-text citation
  • Identify the information necessary to include in an in-text citation of a journal article
  • Differentiate between different types of citation requirements, such as citing one author, citing more than one author, and direct quoting
  • Know the information needed to write reference page citations