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ACS - Referencing Guide

Newspaper Articles

Information

Include section name if given.

Include the specific date as well as year.

Include the specific page or section numbers if appropriate.

Format

Standard format for citation

#. Article Author A. A. Title of Article. Title of Newspaper: Section, Abbreviated Month Date, Year, p inclusive page numbers.

Examples

Newspaper articles in print

1. Lewis, C. Under pressure? Blow Off Steam. The Age, Apr 7, 2008, p 12.

2. Garnaut, K. J. Why Potash Strikes Fear in China's Heart. The Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 21, 2010, p 6.

3. Barrett, R. Clamour to Shut Coal-seam Plant. The Australian, July 19, 2010, p 10.

Newspaper article in print: No author

4. Face Cream Safety Fears. The West Australian, Sept 6, 2010, p 17.

Newspaper article from a full text database

5. Martin, S.; Wills, D. $1bn Minerals Plant to Create New Industry. The Advertiser [Online], Sept 18, 2010. Factiva. http://global.factiva.com (accessed Sept 23, 2010).

6. Dayton, L. US Bans Health Risk Pesticide. The Australian [Online], June 26, 2010, p 12. Factiva. http://global.factiva.com (accessed Sept 23, 2010).

Newspaper article from the internet

7. Rose, D. Household Chemical Perfluorooctanoic Acid Linked to Thyroid Disease. The Times [Online]. Jan 21, 2010. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/article1884054.ece (accessed Sept 23, 2010).

8. Austen, I. Bottle Maker to Stop Using Plastic Linked to Health Concerns. New York Times [Online], April 18, 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/18/business/18plastic.html?_r=1&scp=10&sq=chemistry&st=nyt&oref=slogin (accessed Apr 24, 2008).