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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.

Social media

Social media

The instructions in this section are valid for posts on social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. You should only cite information from a social media post if it is the primary source for the said information. Do not cite a post on social media on information which is available in for example a research article. References to posts on Facebook, LinkedIn and other similar sites differ from those to posts on Twitter and Instagram. Instructions concerning references to the different types of social media can be found in the section Facebook and others and Twitter and Instagram respectively.