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Reference List

Newspapers and Magazine Articles

A newspaper or magazine reference entry should have two titles. The first title indicates the title of the article. The second title indicates the name of the newspaper or magazine, uses Title Case Capitalization, and is in italics.

Always include the DOI if available. Otherwise, include the URL if it was accessed from a website. For articles accessed from the library database with no DOI, treat as a print source.

Newspaper or Magazine Article with DOI or URL

Formula

Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper or Magazine. DOI or URL

Example

Givetash, L. (2012, June 28). CIGI campus wins architectural award. The Record. http://www.therecord.com/news- story/2605630-cigi-campus-wins-architectural-award/

Newspaper or Magazine Article with no DOI, Either Print or Accessed from Library Database

Formula

Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper or Magazine, page # - page #.

Example

Richler, J. (2014, July). A chicken to write home about. Maclean’s, 69.

Webpage on a News Website with DOI or URL

This format is for articles published through online news sites like the CBC, BBC, CNN, HuffPost, Vox, etc. 

Formula

Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of article. Title of News Organization. URL or DOI

Example

O'Connor, L. (2020, July 27). Coronavirus hospitalizations of youths up 23% in Florida. HuffPost. https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/florida-youth-covid-hospitalizations_n_5f1f54e7c5b69fd473106c73