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Format for in-text citation

In-text citation example

…the significance of these finds has been questioned in the media.(10)


Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

10. Title of article. Title of Newspaper (Edition). Year Month Day: Section:page number (Column number).

Reference list example

10. Oldest bacteria fossils? Or are they merely tiny rock flaws? New York Times. 2002 Mar 12: Sect. A:4 (col.4).


Style notes for this referencing type

  • The title of the newspaper is not abbreviated although ‘The’ may be dropped.
  • If the article is unsigned, begin the reference with the title of the article.
  • Note abbreviations:
    • Sect. for Section
    • col. for column
  • If no section letter, number, or name is found, end date information with a colon and the pagination. For example - 1. Brumby calls for tough sentences. Herald Sun. 2008 October 29:5 (col. 2).

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