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Reference guide for APA 7th edition - Short version

Short version of the reference guide for APA 7th edition, a guide intended for students at the departments of Biology and Environmental Science at Lund University on how to format references according to the APA style.

Newspaper articles

Newspaper articles

The instructions on this page are valid for references to newspaper articles in both printed and online newspapers. If the article is published in an online newspaper, you also include the URL of the website from which it was retrieved. 


Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (YYYY, Month DD). Title of article. Title of newspaper. URL


In-text references  

(Mikkelsen, 2013)

(Smee, 2019)

Mikkelsen (2013) reported that...

Smee (2019) interviewed...

Reference list

Mikkelsen, J. (2013, November 5). Mycket allvarligt miljöbrott. Sydsvenskan.

Smee, B. (2019, December 12). Bushfires and drought leave NSW town of Tenterfield without clean water for 72 days. The Guardian.