Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: May 02, 2017     Views: 4088

A DOI number does not affect the in-text citation of an article, but it does change the reference entry slightly. An article with a DOI number would use the following reference template:

Author, A. (Year). Title of the article. Title of the journal in italics,
    Volume number in italics
(Issue), xxx-xxx. doi:xxxxxxxxxxxxx

 Example Reference:

Grammer, R. (2013). Death by chocolate. Journal of Bizarre and Fascinating
    Health Statistics
, 5(22), 222-229. doi:10.345x02kf93094039


Finding a DOI Number

If you’re unsure whether or not your article has a DOI number, use CrossRef's guest query form for your search. Be careful to avoid typos, and be sure to use specific information in the form. This website allows you to search for an article by DOI number or to search for a DOI number.


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