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MHRA referencing guide (Full): Newspaper / Magazine Articles

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Newspaper / Magazine articles

  Footnotes Bibliography
In print

(first mention)

Ben Chu, ‘What Was the Glorious Revolution, and Should It Be Taught In Schools?: The Big Question’, Independent, 12 March 2009, section Education News, pp. 34-35.

(subsequent mentions)

Chu, pp. 34-35.

Chu, Ben, ‘What Was the Glorious Revolution, and Should It Be

Taught in Schools?: The Big Question’, Independent, 12 March 2009

Online

(accessed via a newspaper database)

Ben Chu, ‘What Was the Glorious Revolution, and Should It Be Taught In Schools?: The Big Question’, Independent, 12 March 2009. NexisUK <https://www.nexis.com>  (para 7 of 15).

OR

(accessed via newspaper’s own website)

Ben Chu, ‘What Was the Glorious Revolution, and Should It Be Taught In Schools?: The Big Question’, Independent, 12 March 2009. <https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/the-big-question-what-was-the-glorious-revolution-and-should-it-be-taught-in-schools-1642996.html>  [accessed 25 August 2017] (para 7 of 15).

Chu, Ben, ‘What Was the Glorious Revolution, and Should It Be

Taught In Schools?: The Big Question’, Independent, 12 March 2009. <https://www.nexis.com>

OR

Chu, Ben, ‘What Was the Glorious Revolution, and Should It Be

Taught In Schools?: The Big Question’, Independent, 12 March 2009. <https://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/the-big-question-what-was-the-glorious-revolution-and-should-it-be-taught-in-schools-1642996.html>  [accessed 25 August 2017] 

Checklist
  • In italics, Publication Title, omitting initial ‘The’ or ‘A’ (exc. The Times), followed by a comma.
  • Publication Date in a dd Month yyyy format, followed by a comma. No parentheses.
  • Section (where relevant) followed by a comma.
  • Page Range the Article spans preceded by a ‘p.’ (if single page) or ‘pp.’ (if several pages) followed by a full stop.

If consulted online:

  • Name of Online Database; followed by URL address in angle brackets; followed by Paragraph or Page Number in round brackets; Follow brackets with a full stop

OR

  • In angle brackets, URL address.
  • In square brackets, word ’accessed’ followed by Date Accessed in a dd Month yyyy format.
  • In round brackets, Paragraph or Page Number. Follow brackets with a full stop
 

 

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