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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

Newspaper article with author

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of article – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year of publication, month day). Title of article. Newspaper title – italicised, p. page number(s).

In-text reference

(Cook, 2002)

Cook (2002) argued that ....

Reference list

Precede page numbers with p. or pp.

Cook, D. (2002, January 28). All in the mind. The Age, p. 8.

EndNote reference type Newspaper article

Newspaper article, no author

Elements of the reference

Title of article. (Year of publication, month day). Newspaper title – italicised, p. page number(s).

In-text reference (Meeting the needs, 2001)
Reference list

Meeting the needs of counsellors. (2001, May 5). The Courier Mail, p. 22.

EndNote reference type Newspaper article

Newspaper article - online

Elements of the reference

Author(s) - last name, initial(s), use & for multiple authors. (Year, month date). Article title. Newspaper title - italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxxx

Title of article. (Year of publication, month day). Newspaper title – italicised. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxxx

In-text reference

(Sinnerton, 2017)

Sinnerton (2017) has found that ....

Reference list

Sinnerton, J. (2017, September 19). Nutritionists warn conflicting eating advice from social media creates dangerously unhealthy diets. The Courier Mail. Retrieved from http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/nutritionists-warn–conflicting-eating-advice-from-social-media-creates-dangerously-unhealthy-diets/newsstory/c84145728a2963d1e91b0f9b8f1e9fc4

EndNote reference type Newspaper article

Newspaper article from fulltext database

Elements of the reference

Author(s) - last name, initial(s), use & for multiple authors. (Year, month date). Article title. Newspaper title - italicised, p. Page Number. Retrieved from Database Name.

In-text reference

(Lampathakis, 1997)

Lampathakis (1997) has argued that ....

Reference list

Lampathakis, P. (1997, August 11). Tantrums seen as suicide warning. The West Australian, p. 26. Retrieved from Factiva database.

EndNote reference type

Newspaper article

Enter “August 11” in the Issue field. Enter “Factiva database” in the URL field.

Magazine article - print

Elements of the reference

Author(s) - last name, initial(s), (Year, month). Title of article. Magazine title - italicised, volume - italicised(issue), pages.

In-text reference

(Marano, 2008)

Marano (2008) noted that ....

Reference list

Marano, H.E. (2008, March-April). Making of a perfectionist. Psychology Today, 41, 80-86.

EndNote reference type Magazine article

Magazine article - online

Elements of the reference

Author(s) - last name, initial(s). (Year, month). Article title. Magazine title - italicised, volume - italicised(issue). Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

In-text reference

(Flora, 2017)

Flora (2017) has found that ....

Reference list

Flora, C. (2017, September/October). The hardest word. Psychology Today, 50(5). Retrieved from https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201709/the-hardest-word?collection=1105674

EndNote reference type

Electronic article

Add month to (Year) in reference list after converting to plain text (final step)