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Reference guide for APA 7th edition

Reference guide for APA 7th edition intended for students at the department of Biology and CEC, Lund University. NB! If you access the guide using a smartphone, please note that the text will open below the menu.

Apparatuses and equipment

Apparatuses and equipment

The instructions on this page concern references to apparatuses and equipment. Most apparatuses and equipment will have a group creator, e.g. a company, instead of a personal creator. If the creator is the same as the publisher, omit the publisher from the reference. 

Do not forget to consult the general instructions on how to write references according to APA (7th edition), including how to write in-text references and construct a reference list, the number of authors to be included, how to write references to two or more works within the same parenthesis, what to do if you have several references with the same author and publication date, how you cite specific parts of works, how to handle incomplete reference information (e.g. missing author information or no publication date), and when/how to use acronyms.


Name of Group. (YYYY). Name of apparatus (Model #) [Apparatus]. Publisher. URL

Name of Group. (YYYY). Name of equipment (Model #) [Equipment]. Publisher. URL

In-text references
A Triple Quadrupole GC/MS (Model 7000D) (Agilent, 2016) was used...
Reference list
Agilent. (2016). Triple Quadrupole GC/MS (Model 7000D) [Apparatus].