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❶This date is not always present on a webpage. Date Accessed When an online work was viewed.

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Source was Published directly online Originally in print. Source type Newspaper article Editorial found in a newspaper Review found in a newspaper Change the source type if necessary.

Redirecting you to the appropriate form No additional publication information. Required only if the source may change over time.

Glossary of Selected Terms Annotation A short review or description of what you are citing. Date Accessed When an online work was viewed. Electronically Published When content was published online or electronically.

This date is not always present on a webpage. Place of Publication Location of the publisher. Depending on the source or style, you may or may not need to know the city, state, or country. Title Name given to a source that identifies it. URL Link or address of a webpage. One example is http: Medium How a source or content piece was distributed or presented.

Here is one example: Contributor Someone or an organization that helped produce a certain work. For citation examples in-text and references of many different types please refer to.

In-text Citations of Electronic Sources -- Examples of the most common occurrences. For newspaper, magazines, periodicals, check for dates at the top. For Web sites, check for dates at the bottom of the Web page, i.

OR According to Snow , OR Snow claims that OR As Snow shows, Another study of students and research decisions discovered that students succeeded with tutoring "Tutoring and APA," n. Hall states that ". OR Hall argues that ". If the paragraphs are not numbered and the document includes headings, provide the appropriate heading and specify the paragraph under that heading.

Note that in some electronic sources, like Web pages, people can use the Find function in their browser to locate any passages you cite. According to Smith , Mind Over Matter section, para. References for Electronic Sources. These machine tools generate citations based on your input. They tend to have errors in capitalization and punctuation, so review the citations carefully against the actual APA guidelines.

Order of items in the references: Works cited must be in alphabetical order by the first letter of the source. All quotations need a page number or paragraph number for Web pages in in-text citations. Quotations must be short, i. Quotations longer than that must be indented in block format without quotation marks.

The period to end the sentence goes outside after the parentheses of the in-text citation. All references must include the source of publication in italics , e.

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APA Citation Style, 6th edition: Newspaper Article. A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 6th edition. APA Toggle Dropdown. General Style Guidelines Books .

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Example: Micheli, C. (, April 20). How to cite an online news article in APA style. List the name of the publication in italics, followed by page numbers (where available) not in italics. Example: Micheli, C. (, April 20). How to cite an online news article in APA style. (italicized) Fictional Newspaper, (not italicized) pp. A3-A6. How to Reference a Newspaper in APA. Use the following template to cite a newspaper using the APA citation format. We also provide style guides for the MLA, Chicago, and Turabian styles. To have your bibliography or works cited list automatically made for you, check out our free APA citation generator.

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APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6 th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. Tips for citing online newspaper articles. You do not need to include retrieval information (e.g., date of access) in APA citations for electronic resources. If you found a newspaper article through an online database (e.g., EBSCO’s Academic Search Complete), you do not need to include that information in the citation, either.