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APA 7th Referencing UniSkills: Journal and news articles

APA 7th referencing

Journal and news articles

Journal article


Author's Surname, Initial(s). (year of publication). Title of journal article: Subtitle. Journal Title in Italics, volume number in italics(issue number), page range. or URL

Reference list examples

Habray, A., Johansen, J. L., Nay, T. J., Steffensen, J. F., & Rummer, J. L. (2017). Adapt, move or die - how will tropical coral reef fishes cope with ocean warming? Global Change Biology, 23(2), 566-577.

Lane, R., & Catling, S. (2016). Preservice primary teachers' depth and accuracy of knowledge of tropical cyclones. Journal of Geography, 115(5), 198-211. 

Naghavi, M., Abajobir, A. A., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K. M., Abd-Allah, F., Abera, S. F., Aboyans, V., Adetokunboh, O., Afshin, A., Agrawal, A., Ahmadi, A., Ahmed, M. B., Aichour, A. N., Aichour, M. T. E., Aichour, I., Aiyar, S., Alahdab, F., Al-Aly, Z., Alam, K., . . . Murray, C. J. L. (2017). Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 390(10100), 1151-1210.

Advanced publication, supplements and article numbers

Journal article - Advanced online publication

Jayathilake, C., & Huxham, M. (2021). Communities of practice or communicative rationality? A study of autonomous peer assisted learning. Active Learning in Higher Education. Advance online publication.

Journal article published in a supplement

Lock, M. (2015). Eclipse of the gene and return of divination. Current Anthropology, 46(Suppl. 5), S47-S70.

Journal article with an article number/eLocator

Eades, S. J., & Banks, E. (2017). 50 years since citizenship: Successes and challenges in Indigenous health. Public Health Research & Practice, 27(4), Article e2741730.

Newspaper article


Author's Surname, Initial(s). (year, Month day of publication). Title of article: Subtitle. Newspaper or Magazine Title in Italics. URL

Reference list examples

Beilfuss, L., & Terlep, S. (2016, October 10). Business news: Yahoo, NHL curb fantasy sport play. Wall Street Journal.

Garside, J., Harding, L., Watt, H., Pegg, D., Bengtsson, H., Bowers, S., Gibson, O., & Hopkins, N. (2016, April 5). What are the Panama papers? A guide to history's biggest data leak. The Guardian

A higher education return. (2016, August 18). The Australian.