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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide: G. Newspaper Article

Brief Guides to CSE Style

Printable brief guides to CSE style, Name-Year (N-Y). 

Newspaper Article

The general format and example below refers to a newspaper article.

Newspaper titles are not abbreviated.

General Format

In-Text Citation:
(Author date)

Reference List:
Author AA, Author BB. Year Mmm dd. Article title. Newspaper title (edition). Sect: Beginning page of article (column number).


In-Text Citation:
(Smith 2010) 

Reference List:

Smith JL. 2010 Jun 7. 40-year itch hitting more marriages: divorce rates among mature couples mounts as baby boomers refuse to keep up appearances. Vancouver Sun; Sect. B:7.

Online CSE Guides

The following web pages demonstrate the use of the Name-Year (N-Y) system.