The general format and example below refers to an online journal article with No DOI (digital object identifier).
Follow the journal title with the medium designator [Internet], the date you retrieved the article, and the URL where it is located.
For the titles of journals, abbreviate the significant words, and leave out other words such as articles, conjunctions, and prepositions. Leave out subtitles.
The Journal of Biocommunication = J Biocommun.
JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association = JAMA
Virology = Virology
Author AA. Year. Article title. Journal title. [Internet]. [cited year Mmm dd]; Volume (Issue): Page Numbers. Available from:
(Mathieson et al. 2002)
Mathieson DM, Bailey N, Gurevich M. 2002. Health care services for lesbian and bisexual women: some Canadian data. Health Care Women Int [Internet]. [cited 2011 Jan 20]; 23(2): 185-196. Available from: