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APA Style (6th ed)

Newspapers & Magazines

NOTE: This page reflects the old version of the APA Publication Manual (6th ed). If you require the current version, please see APA Style (7th ed)


Newspaper Article, from a library database

Author's Last Name, First Name Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year, Month Day article was published). Headline title of article. Title of Newspaper. Retrieved from permalink or URL

Martin, N. (2015, January 27). No free ride at city universities. Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved from 

News Article, from a public website

Medley, M. (2016, January 19). Lawrence Hill to chair Giller-Prize jury. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from

Magazine Article, from a public website

Clay, R. A. (2008, June). Science vs. ideology: Psychologists fight back against the misuse of research. Monitor on Psychology, 39(6). Retrieved from

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See the Publication Manual: 7.01 Periodicals

Your professor may have different citing expectations than library staff. Always check at the beginning of term and before starting assignments that the citing rules you are using are appropriate for your class.