From a library database

In-text citations


Kerry Greenwood writes in her front room … (Stephens 11).

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the page number(s) from the newspaper. If no page numbers are provided, then include the paragraph number.

"When I wrote my last book, I wrote it in about six weeks. I just write and don't do anything else " (Stephens 11).

Works Cited


Author. “Article Title.” Newspaper/Magazine Name [City (if not in name)] Day Month Year, page range. Database, URL.

Library database

Stephens, Andrew. "My space - Kerry Greenwood." The Age [Melbourne] 7 Dec. 2008, p. 11. Newspaper Source Plus.

  • For publication dates, abbreviate all months to the first three letters (e.g. Oct.), except for September (which should be Sept.).
  • If the newspaper is a less well-known or local publication, include the city name in brackets after the title of the newspaper, as seen in the second example above.
  • For works that are anonymously authored, or have no author, include a shortened version of the title in the in-text citation (do not list the author as "anonymous", nor as "anon.").