Reference List entry for an electronic newspaper article with an author.

Essential Information to include:

  • Author Family name, Initial(s)
  • Year of publication
  • ‘Title of article’ – in ‘single’ inverted commas
  • Newspaper name, in italics
  • Day Month
  • Page number(s)
  • Section
  • Viewed - day month year
  • Database

Hall, J 2007, 'Qantas looks for outsider as Strong withdraws', Financial Review, 2 August, pp. 1 & 21, viewed 27 August 2007, Factiva Database.

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Reference list entry using a electronic newspaper article with an author.

Referencing information for a newspaper article needs to be written in this order:

Year of publication
‘Title of article’
Newspaper name
Viewed -day month year

(a) The following example contains all the information needed for the reference list entry, but it is not written in the correct order or format required by your lecturers.

Title of article: Afghanistan and Pakistan’s problems preclude action on terror
Author: Amin Saikal
Year of publication: 2007
Newspaper name: The Age
Day, Month: 27 August
Section: Opinion
Page: 11
Viewed: 27 August 2007
Database: Factiva Database

From the information given above, write your the list entry in the text area below.

Superscript Italic Undo Redo  


(b) From the examples below, click the correct reference list entry: