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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 tropical 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

Campa, D., & Zijlmans, E. W. A. (2019). Corporate social responsibility recognition and support for the arts: Evidence from European financial institutions. European Management Journal. 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

Pedersen, P. B. M., Olsen, J. B., Sandel, B., & Svenning, J.-C. (2019). Wild steps in a semi-wild setting? Habitat selection and behavior of European bison reintroduced to an enclosure in an anthropogenic landscape. PLOS ONE, 14(11), Article e0198308.

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.