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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, the text will open below the menu.

Apparatuses and equipment

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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 

Template for how to format references to apparatuses and equipment in the reference list

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

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

Examples of in-text references to apparatuses and equipment

A Triple Quadrupole GC/MS (Model 7000D) (Agilent, 2016) was used...

Examples of references to apparatuses and equipment in the reference list

Agilent. (2016). Triple Quadrupole GC/MS (Model 7000D) [Apparatus]. https://www.agilent.com/en/product/gas-chromatography-mass-spectrometry-gc-ms/gc-ms-instruments/7000d-triple-quadrupole-gc-ms