All print journal article citations generally include:
Punctuation is extremely important (see the example). Correct journal citations are a form of scholarly shorthand that all academics are able to use to communicate with each other.
Print journal article citations are more complex than print book citations. Generally however, the place of publication and the publisher's name is omitted in a journal citation. Journal titles are normally abbreviated; book titles are never abbreviated. All print journal article citations usually include:
Only the first word of the article title is capitalized
Include "The" or "A/n" if it is the first word of the article title
Punctuation is extremely important. The journal citation is a form of scholarly shorthand that allows academics to communicate internationally using a common language.