Oxford Referencing: Newspapers

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Basic format to reference a newspaper article

Format for footnotes from a newspaper article:

1 A. Author, 'Title of article', Title of Newspaper in Italics, day month year, Section of Newspaper if applicable, page number.

Example:

1 S. Crafti, 'Winning design moored in Spain', The Age, 25 August 2010, Business Day, p. 16.

Note: in your Reference List the author's initials come after the surname and the full range of the article's pages is added, see examples below.

Referencing a newspaper article: Examples

Material Type Footnote Example Reference List Example

Newspaper article

1 H. Cook, 'Shining light on unsung heros', The Age, 25 March 2019, p. 9.

Article obtained from the Library Catalogue, a Library Database, E-reserve or VU Collaborate is referenced in the same way as a print article.

Cook, H., 'Shining light on unsung heros', The Age25 March 2019, p. 9.

Article obtained from the Library Catalogue, a Library Database, E-reserve or VU Collaborate is referenced in the same way as a print article.

Newspaper article from a Website

1 D.Le Gallienne, Goossens Made Musical History, The Argus, 23 November 1954, p. 7.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/23462157?searchTerm=Sydney

%20history%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20&searchLimits=l-title=13 (accessed 13 September 2018).

Le Gallienne, D., Goossens Made Musical History, The Argus, 23 November 1954, p. 7.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/23462157?

searchTerm=Sydney%20history%20%20%20%

20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20&searchLimits=l-title=13 (accessed 13 September 2018).

 

 

 

Newspaper article no author

1 'Art for Metro Tunnel', The Age, 25 March 2019, p. 2.

 'Art for Metro Tunnel', The Age, 25 March 2019, p. 2.


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