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Article from a printed newspaper
APA Holden, S. (1998, May 16). Frank Sinatra dies at 82: Matchless stylist of pop. The New York Times, pp. A1, A22-A23. Important Elements:
  • Author of article
  • Title of article
  • Name of newspaper
  • Date of publication
  • Section, page and column location of article

Note: Spacing is important. Some citations appear identical but differ in slight ways, like spacing. For example, compare Chicago, MLA, and Turabian. Consult individual guides for exact spacing.

Chicago Note: Newspapers are rarely listed in bibliographies for both Documentation One and Documentation Two. See TheChicago Manual of Style for more information. No style listed for Documentation One.

Holden, Stephen. 1998. Frank Sinatra Dies at 82: Matchless Stylist of Pop. New York Times , 16 May, national edition.
(Documentation Two -- if the author deems it appropriate to include in the list of references)

MLA Holden, Stephen. "Frank Sinatra Dies at 82; Matchless Stylist of Pop." New York Times 16 May 1998, natl. ed.: A1+.
Turabian Articles from newspapers are rarely cited in a bibliography. See Turabian's Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations for more information.

Article from an Online Newspaper
APA Wright, S. (2001, January 25). Curriculum 2000 draws criticism.
The Chronicle. Retrieved November 7, 2001, from http://www.chronicle.duke.edu
Important Elements:
  • Newspaper title
  • Article title (if given)
  • Author (if given)
  • Date of publication
  • Page or section numbers (if applicable)
  • Address of the site
  • Date of access

Note: Spacing is important. For example, compare Chicago, MLA, and Turabian. Consult individual guides for exact spacing.

Chicago Wright, Steven. "Curriculum 2000 Draws Criticism." The Chronicle [updated 25 January 2001; cited 7 November 2001].
Available from http://www.chronicle.duke.edu/story.php?article_id=21459.

Note: Adapted from examples on page 634 of Chicago Manual of Style 14th edition.

MLA Wright, Steven. "Curriculum 2000 Draws Criticism." The Chronicle 25 Jan. 2001. 7 Nov. 2001 <http://www.chronicle.duke.edu/story.php?article_id=21459>.
Turabian Wright, Steven. "Curriculum 2000 Draws Criticism."
The Chronicle. 25 January 2001. Newspaper on-line.
Available from http://www.chronicle.duke.edu. Internet. Accessed 25 January 2001.

Note: "News items from daily papers are rarely listed separately in a bibliography or reference list" (p. 204, 11.44). If you choose to list in a bibliography, the above example is an adaptation from the example for journal article online (p.159, 8.141).


Newspaper Article from an Online Database
APA Cowell, A. (2001, September 3). Britain faces flurry of illegal migrants using channel tunnel. New York Times. Retrieved October 19, 2001, from Expanded Academic ASAP database.  Important Elements:
  • Newspaper title
  • Article title
  • Author (if given)
  • Date of publication
  • Page or section numbers (if given)
  • Address of the site
  • Date of access
  • Database where article was accessed
  • Library through which article was accessed

Note: Spacing is important. For example, compare Chicago, MLA, and Turabian.Consult individual guides for exact spacing.

Chicago Cowell, Alan. "Britain Faces Flurry of Illegal Migrants Using Channel Tunnel." New York Times. September 3, 2001. In Expanded Academic ASAP [database online]. Cited 19 October 2001. Available from Duke University Libraries.

Note: Adapted from examples on page 634 of Chicago Manual of Style 14th edition.

MLA Cowell, Alan. "Britain Faces Flurry of Illegal Migrants Using Channel Tunnel." New York Times 3 Sept. 2001, late ed. Expanded Academic ASAP. Duke U Lib., Durham. 19 Oct. 2001 <http://infotrac.galegroup.com/menu>. 
Turabian Cowell, Alan. "Britain Faces Flurry of Illegal Migrants Using Channel Tunnel." New York Times, 3 September 2001. Database on-line. Available from Expanded Academic ASAP
Accessed 19 October 2001.

Note: "News items from daily papers are rarely listed separately in a bibliography or reference list" (p. 204, 11.44). If you choose to list in a bibliography, the above example is an adaptation from the example for journal article online (p.159, 8.141).

Special thanks to Kelley A. Lawton and Laura Cousineau at the Duke University Libraries and Van E. Hillard at the Duke University Writing Program for permission to copy and adapt these citation pages.

  
 

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