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APA 7th referencing style

This is a guide to using the APA 7th referencing style from the American Psychological Association. It is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

Newspaper article

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of article – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year). Title of article. Newspaper title – italicised, Page number(s) - if available. Web or DOI address - if available

In-text reference

(Lytton, 2020)

Lytton (2020) argued that ....

Month Day not included in in-text reference

Reference list

Lytton, C. (2020, January 18). The playground game re-energising gym classes. Brisbane Times. https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/the-playground-game-re-energising-gym-classes-20200117-p53sga.html

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Newspaper article, no author

Elements of the reference

Title of article. (Year, Month Day). Newspaper title – italicised, Page number(s) - if available. Web or DOI address - if available

In-text reference

("Meeting the needs", 2001)

Month Day not included in in-text reference.

Reference list

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

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Online news websites

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of article – family name and initials, use & for multiple authors. (Year, Month Day - if available). Title of article - italicised. Name of news website. Web address

In-text reference

(McGhee & Burt, 2019)

McGhee and Burt (2019) argued that ....

Month Day not included in in-text reference.

Reference list

McGhee, R. & Burt, J. (2019, November 22). Bushfire crisis costing Queensland and northern NSW millions. ABC News. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-22/queensland-bushfire-crisis-nsw-fires-cost-insurance-damage-bill/11725920

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Magazine article

Elements of the reference

Author(s) - last name, initial(s). (Year, Month Day - if available). Article title. Magazine name - italicised, volume - italicised(Issue - if available), Page(s) - if available. DOI or Web address - if available

In-text reference

(Flora, 2017)

Flora (2017) has found that ....

Month Day not included in in-text reference.

Reference list

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

If any elements eg. page numbers are missing, leave them out.

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Magazine article