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Referencing with APA: Examples M-O

Magazine Article

To be made up of:

Author
Year and month of publication
Title of article
Title of magazine (in italics)
Page reference
IF ONLINE
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

Stevens (2011)…

Reference list:

Stevens, N. (2011, November). Circular motion. Physics Monthly, 8-15.

Online article:

Stevens, N. (2011, November). Circular motion. Physics Monthly. Retrieved from http://www.physicsmonthly.com/articles/circularmotion

Manuscript

To be made up of:

Author
Year of publication
Location of manuscript in archive or repository
Media type
Name of collection containing manuscript

In-text citation:

The evidence (Simpson, 1865) points to…

Reference list:

Simpson, J. (1865). 6/57/896 [Manuscript]. Birmingham University Library, Birmingham, UK.

Map (Geological Survey)

To be made up of:

Corporate author and publisher
Year of publication
Title (in italics)
Sheet number and scale (in italics)
Publication details
Series

In-text citation:

The landscape has changed quite considerably (Ordnance Survey, 1988)…

Reference list:

Ordnance Survey. (1988). Castleford (solid (sheet 16, 1:50 000)). Southampton: Ordnance Survey (Geological Survey of Great Britain [England and Wales]).

Map (Online)

To be made up of:

Map publisher
Year of publication
Title of map section (in italics)
Tile, scale (in italics)
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

The social club is close the playing fields (Ordnance Survey, 2010).

(Google Maps, 2015)

Reference list:

Ordnance Survey. (2010). Ferry lane (tile sp15nw, 1:10 000). Retrieved from http://edina.ac.iuk/digimap/

Google Maps. (2015, February 5). The British Library, London, UK. Google. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2wn5JHv

Map (Ordnance Survey)

To be made up of:

Ordnance Survey
Year of publication
Title (in italics)
Sheet number and scale (in italics)
Place of publication: publisher
Series

In-text citation:

Archaeological sites are clearly shown (Ordnance Survey, 2002)…

Reference list:

Ordnance Survey. (2002). York (sheet 56, 1:50 000). Southampton: Ordnance Survey (Landranger series).

Market Research Report (from online database)

To be made up of:

Author or organisation
Year of report 
Title of report (in italics)
Media type
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

Mintel Oxygen (2014) noticed problems in the market…

Reference list:

Mintel Oxygen. (2014). Van insurance Wales (market research report). Retrieved from http://academic.minteloxygen.com

Mathematical Equation

To be made up of:

Author
Year of publication
Title of article (in single quotation marks)
Journal (italics)
Volume, issue and page numbers (if relevant)
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

James (2006, p. 1889) noted that…

Reference list:

James, J. (2006). ‘Some functional equations’. Advances in Algebra, 315(8): 1880-1899. Retrieved from http://www.mathematicjournals.co.uk/James

Medical Image

To be made up of:

Image title (in italics)
Year of publication
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

The X-ray (The femur, 2014)…

Reference list:

The femur. (2014). Retrieved from http://www.anatomy.tv/femur

Microform

To be made up of:

Author
Year of production
Title (in italics)
Media type
Production details

In-text citation:

Data from Jones (1997)…

Reference list:

Jones, P. (1997). The Jones collection (microform). York, UK: Jones Physiological Associatio

Military Records

To be made up of:

Name of person (in single quotation marks)
Year published
Title of publication (in italics)
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

Private Hunsley fought valiantly (‘Richard Hunsley VC’, 2014)…

Reference list:

‘Richard Hunsley VC’. (1956). Commonwealth War Graves Commission casualty details. Retrieved from http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty/hunsleyvc

Meetings of Minutes

To be made up of:

Author
Year of meeting 
Item being referenced (in single quotation marks)
Title (in italics)
Date of meeting (in italics)
Organisation
Location of meeting

In-text citation:

The library staff committee (2014)…

Reference list:

Library staff committee. (2014). ‘Item 4.2: developing technology’. In Minutes of library staff committee meeting 24 January 2014. University of Birmingham: Main Library.

Mood Boards

To be made up of:

Author
Year of publication
Title (in italics)
Retrieved…

In-text citation:

The mood board (Smith, 2012)…

Reference list:

Smith, D. (2012). Hello. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/hello/57647

Multi-volume Works

To be made up of:

Author/editor
Year of publication
Title
Number of volumes
Place of publication publisher

In-text citation:

Jones (1999, p. 7) was clear in his definition…

Reference list:

Jones, D. (Ed.). (1999). Definitions of life (Vols. 1-6). London: Pirate Publishers. 

Musical Works

To be made up of:

Author
Year of production
Title of song (in italics)
Production details

In-text citation:

‘Something for Nothing’ is a song for the ages (Peart, 1976)…

Reference list:

Peart, N. (1976). Something for nothing. Toronto: Toronto Sound Studios.

Newspaper Article

To be made up of:

Author (surname followed by initials)
Year and date of publication (in round brackets)
Title of article
Title of magazine (in italics)
Volume number (in italics) - if available
Issue (in round brackets) - if available
Page number
 
In-text citation:

Businesses and organisations around York are showing their support (Lewis, 2015).

(Kissane, 1998)

Reference list:

Lewis, S. (2015, June 18). Rainbow support for York pride. The Press, York. 

Kissane, K. (1998, September 5). Kiss or kill: Who is the victim when a battered woman kills? The Age: Extra, p. 6.

Newspaper Article (online)

To be made up of:

Author
Year and date published
Title of article
Newspaper it was published in
Retrieved from…

In-text citation:

The White Rose of Yorkshire is still flying high in the cricket (Hardcastle, 2015).

(Devlin, 2010)

(Havergal, 2015)

Reference list:

Hardcastle, G. (2015, June 18). Gale gears up for pivotal spell for Yorkshire. The Press, York. Retrieved from http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/sport/13339665.Gale_gears_up_for_pivotal_spell_for_Yorkshire/

Devlin, H. (2010, January 28). Neuron breakthrough offers hope on Alzheimers and Parkinsons. The Times. Retrieved from http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/science/medicine/article7005401.ece

Havergal, C. (2015, Aug 12). African universities collaborate to education public policy leaders. Times Higher Education. Retrieved August 12, 2015, from Lexis.

Non-English Works

To be made up of:

Author
Year of publication
Title (in italics)
Place of publication: publisher

In-text citation:

Dell’Isola was very clear in her argument (1934).

Reference list:

Dell’Isola, M. (1934). Napoléon. Paris: R. Helleu.