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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.



If the publication is treated as a periodical, i.e. is published annually, the conference contribution is cited as a journal article.

If a DOI has been assigned to the conference contribution, include this number in the reference. If no DOI has been assigned and the conference contribution was accessed online from a nondatabase website, use the URL of the webpage from which it was retrieved. If the conference contribution was accessed in print or retrieved from an academic database, no URL is included.

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (YYYY). Title of conference contribution. Title of conference proceeding, volume(issue), page number-page number. DOI or URL


In-text reference  
(Paturi et al., 2018) The findings of Paturi et al. (2018) demonstrate...
Reference list
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.