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 Heroes', The Age, 25 March 2019, p. 9.

An article obtained from the Library Search, a Library Database, or E-reserve is referenced in the same way as a print article.

Cook, H., 'Shining Light on Unsung Heroes', The Age25 March 2019, p. 9.

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&search
Limits=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

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

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