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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.

Published online

Published online

The instructions on this page are valid for references to doctoral dissertations that have been published online. For dissertations published online, the name of the institution awarding the degree appear in square brackets after the title and the name of the database or archive where the dissertation is made available is given as the source together with the URL.

Author, A. A. (YYYY). Title of dissertation [Doctoral dissertation, Name of institution awarding the degree]. Database name. URL


In-text references  

(Ady, 2017)

(Rivera, 2016)

Ady (2017) studied...

The challenges identified by Rivera (2016)...

Reference list

Ady, J. C. (2017). Framing youth citizen science for education, youth development, and public land conservation [Doctoral dissertation, Prescott College]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Open.

Rivera, C. (2016). Disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in urban contexts: Integration and challenges [Doctoral dissertation, Lund University]. Lund University Publications.