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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Online newspaper article

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Online newspaper article

Reference: Author(s) Last name, First name and last author First name Last name. “Article title.” Newspaper, Month Day, Year published. Accessed Month Day, Year. URL.


Kelly, Morgan. “Burden of Irish Debt Could Yet Eclipse that of Greece.” Irish Times, May 22, 2010. Accessed May 4, 2011.

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


The Irish Times reported on May 22 that Ireland's debt could actually exceed that of Greece.²

Footnote: #. Author(s) First Name Last name, “Article title.” Newspaper, Day Month, Year published, accessed Day Month, Year, URL.


2. Morgan Kelly, “Burden of Irish Debt Could Yet Eclipse that of Greece.” Irish Times, May 22, 2010, accessed May 4, 2011,


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