How to cite a Journal Article in Nature

Use this template to cite a Journal Article in the Nature citation style.


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Citation Guide: Journal Article in Nature
Reference a Journal Article in Nature

How do you cite a Journal Article in the Nature referencing style?

Here’s an example Journal Article citation in Nature using placeholders.
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container Volume, pages Used (2000).
So if we want to cite, for example, this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann we’d do so like this:

Nature Journal Article citation:
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Petit, C. & Sieffermann, J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172 (2007).
Citing websites and links in Nature is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Journal Article reference in Nature looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — Nature Journal Article Referencing

How do I cite a Journal Article in Nature?

You can very easily reference a Journal Article in the “Nature” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Journal Article?

Yes — Use a Nature reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Journal Article in Nature?

The Nature reference for a Journal Article is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Journal Article in Nature?

An in-text reference for a Journal Article in Nature is done like this:
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