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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.

Part of larger work

Part of larger work

The instructions in this section are valid for reprints of visual works that are part of a larger work such as figures (illustrations or graphs). For visual works that are part of a larger work, e.g. an article, book, report or webpage, you refer to the larger work in both the copyright attribution and in the reference list. The reference to the specific visual work is given only in the form of the page number on which it occurs, as part of the copyright attribution. 

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

Journal article From/Adapted from "Title of Article", by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, YYYYTitle of Journal, Volume(issue), p. # (DOI or URL). Copyright status. Permission statement.
Book/Report From/Adapted from Title of Book/Report (#th ed., Vol. #, p. #), by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, YYYY, Publisher (DOI or URL). Copyright status. Permission statement.
Book chapter From/Adapted from "Title of chapter", by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, in C. C. Editor and D. D. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (#th ed., Vol. #, p. #), YYYY, Publisher (DOI or URL). Copyright status. Permission statement.
Webpage/Website From/Adapted from Title of Webpage, by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, YYYY, Site Name (DOI or URL). Copyright status. Permission statement.


Examples of notes with copyright attributions
Journal article Note. Photomicrograph of aromatase expression in astrocytes around the site of brain injury in the zebra finch. Adapted from "Reciprocal interactions between prostaglandin E2-and estradiol-dependent signaling pathways in the injured zebra finch brain", by Al. L. Pedersen and C. J. Saldanha, 2017, Journal of Neuroinflammation, 14, p. 6 ( CC BY 4.0.
Book Note. Sonograms of typical male redwing songs in different regions of the USA. From The red-winged blackbird: The biology of a strongly polygenous songbird (p. 88), by L. Beletsky1996Academic PressCopyright 1996 by Academic PressReprinted with permission.
Book chapter Note. Dorsum of female Arctacarus rostratus. Adapted from "Order Mesostigmata", by E. E. LindquistG. W. Krantz and D. E. Walter, in G. W. Krantz & D. E. Walter (Eds.)A manual of acarology (3rd ed., pp. 203), 2009, Texas Tech University PressCopyright 2009 by Texas Tech University PressReprinted with permission.
Webpage/Website Note. Sweden's net greenhouse gas emissions 1990-2018 and the milestone targets for the years 2020, 2030, 204 and 2045From Sweden’s climate act and climate policy framework, by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency2019 ( Copyright 2019 by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. Reprinted with permission.