Answered By: Iris Carroll Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016 Views: 96
Great question! The NoodleTools 24/7 Knowledgebase has a wonderful explanation that you can find at the link below.
Here it is right here:
Since each single-themed issue is researched and written by a single journalist rather than by individual authors reporting their scholarly research, we recommend that CQ Researcher be treated as a magazine.
To cite an article originally written for CQ Researcher:
- Choose Magazine
- Select the Database tab
Example of a CQ Researcher's "Document Citation" which is identical to the APA citation when you click "Cite Now":
Weeks, J. (2012, June 22). U.S. oil dependence. CQ Researcher, 22, 549-572. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher
Document ID: cqresrre2012062200
Document URL: http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2012062200
Should I supply an accession number or URL?
Since this source is only available through this database, APA recommends that you provide an accession number (CQ Researcher calls it a "Document ID"). If there is none, APA recommends using the homepage URL of the database (http://www.cqpress.com). Other considerations:
- CQ Researcher does provide a stable URL which your instructor may want you to use instead of a homepage URL.
- For both MLA and Chicago styles, you can use the stable link.
Your correct NoodleTools citation looks like this:
Weeks, J. (2012, June 22). U.S. oil dependence. CQ Researcher, 22(23), 549-572. Retrieved from CQ Researcher Online database. (Accession No. cqresrre2012062200)