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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.

Constructing a reference list

Constructing a reference list

The general rule for how to construct a reference list according to APA (7th edition) is that the references should be arranged in alphabetical order by the surname of the first author. If the same author is represented with more than one publication, arrange them in chronological order. 


Examples:

Reference list

Chiara, V., Portugal, F. R., & Jeanson, R. (2019). Social intolerance is a consequence, not a cause, of dispersal in spiders. PLoS Biology, 17(7), Article e3000319. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000319

Herbertsson, L., Jönsson, A. M., Andersson, G. K. S., Seibel, K., Rundlöf, M., Ekroos, J., Stjernman, M., Olsson, O., & Smith, H. G. (2018). The impact of sown flower strips on plant reproductive success in Southern Sweden varies with landscape context. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment259, 127-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.03.006

Lyytimäki, J. (2015). Avoiding overly bright future: The systems intelligence perspective on the management of light pollution. Environmental Development, 16, 4–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2015.06.009

Lyytimäki, J. (2018). Renewable energy in the news: Environmental, economic, policy and technology discussion of biogas. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 15, 65–73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2018.04.004

Maher C. T., Nelson C. R., Larson A. J. (in press). Winter damage is more important than summer temperature for maintaining the krummholz growth form above alpine treeline. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13315

Paturi, U. M. R., Devarasetti, H., & Narala, S. K. R. (2018). Application of regression and artificial neural network analysis in modelling of surface roughness in hard turning of AISI 52100 Steel. Materials Today: Proceedings5(2), 4766–4777. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2017.12.050