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how do u reference a pdf journal article? do u need to write weblink with it?

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Almost all online journals

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Librarian Janet, 4 years ago

Almost all online journals have a printed equivalent. When this is the case reference it as the print version. This is partly because URLs for online articles are usually very long, and change with time; and partly because not everyone will be able to access the online journal in the same way that you did.

Details at https://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/referencing/harvard-uts-referencing-guide/journal-article. Use the instructions under Print or Online.

If your journal article does not have a printed equivalent, or if the online version is significantly different from the print version, use the Online journal article format instructions. 

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