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APA Style Examples: Web pages

Find how to cite a web page, journal, book, eBook, textbook, magazine, newspaper, video, DVD, TV show, Twitter, Tweet, Instagram, Facebook, or blog post. Find how to format in-text/parenthetical citations, papers or title pages and cite when no author.

Web pages

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples, see p. 350-352 of the 7th edition)
*Please note: If multiple webpages from a website are cited, create a reference for each.  If mentioning a website in general, do not create a reference list entry or in-text citation. Instead, include the name of the website in text and provide the URL in parentheses).

If the author's name and the website's name are the same, omit the website's name from the reference.

[ APA Webpage ]

 

     IN TEXT 

Parenthetical citation: (Buterbaugh, 2016).

Narrative citation: Buterbaugh (2016)

REFERENCE (FIVE AUTHORS)

Annetta, L. A., Murray, M. R., Laird, S. G., Bohr, S. C., & Park, J. C. (2006, January 1). Serious games: Incorporating video games in the classroom. EDUCAUSE. http://er.educause.edu/articles/2006/1/serious-games-incorporating-video-games-in-the-classroom

IN TEXT 

Parenthetical citation: (Annetta et al., 2006).

Narrative citation: Annetta et al. (2006)

REFERENCE (ONE AUTHOR)

(For more examples, see p. 351 of the 7th edition)
*Please note: If multiple webpages from a website are cited, create a reference for each.  If mentioning a website in general, do not create a reference list entry or in-text citation. Instead, include the name of the website in text and provide the URL in parentheses).

[ APA webpage with a group author ]

 

     IN TEXT 

Parenthetical citation: (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019).

Narrative citation: Centers for Disease COntrol and Prevention (2019)

REFERENCE (NO AUTHOR)

[ APA webpage with no author ]

 

      IN TEXT 

Parenthetical citation: ("Helping the Student," 2015).

Narrative citation: "Helping the Student" (2015)

REFERENCE (NO AUTHOR AND NO DATE)

Anxiety disorder symptoms, causes and effects. (n.d.). PsychGuides. http://www.psychguides.com/guides/anxiety-disorder-symptoms-causes-and-effects

 

IN TEXT 

Parenthetical citation: ("Anxiety disorder symptoms," n.d.).

Narrative citation: "Anxiety disorder symptoms" (n.d.)

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Notes

Consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed. for more examples of Webpages and Websites reference citations (beginning on page 350, section 10.16)

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