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Journal articles with 21 or more authors


For the reference list entry for journal articles with more than 21 authors, include the first 19 authors’ names, insert an ellipsis (three dots) but no ampersand, and then add the final author’s name. 


Parenthetical citation                                                        Narrative citation 

(Vos et al., 2019)                                                                  Vos et al. (2019)


Reference list  

Vos, T., Lim, S. S., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K. M., Abbasi, M., Abbasifard, M., Abbasi-Kangevari, M., Abbastabar, H., Abd-Allah, F.,

       Abdelalim, A., Abdollahi, M., Abdollahpour, I., Abolhassani, H., Aboyans, V., Abrams, E. M., Abreu, L. G., Abrigo, M. R. M.,

       Abu-Raddad, L. J., Abushouk, A. I., ...Murray, C, J. L. (2020). Global burden of 369 diseases and injuries in 204 countries and

       territories, 1990-2019: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet, 396(10258), 1204-




Author Surname, Initial(s)., (list the next 18 authors) … (final) Author Surname, Initial(s). (Year). Article title:

       Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(Issue), page numbers. OR nondatabase URL