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How to Cite an Website in APA
Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Retrieved from URL
Satalkar, B. (2010, July 15). Water aerobics. Retrieved from http://www.buzzle.com
Cain, K. (2012, June 29). The Negative effects of Facebook on communication. Social Media Today RSS. Retrieved from http://socialmediatoday.com
How to Cite a Blog Post in APA
Last, F. M. (Year Month Date Published). Article title [Type of blog post]. Retrieved from URL.
Schonfeld, E. (2010, May 3). Google throws $38.8 million to the wind [Web log post]. Retrieved May 4, 2010, from http://techcrunch.com
China, The American Press, and the State Department [Web log post]. (2013, January 3). Retrieved from Schonfeld, E. (2010, May 3). Google throws $38.8 million to the wind [Web log post]. Retrieved May 4, 2010, from http://techcrunch.com
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Please note that these examples refer to articles retrieved from the free Internet as opposed to a database. For an example of citing an article taken from a database, click on the database articles tab above. Also, please note that the information presented under this tab concerns the electronic retrieval aspects of formulating a citation. For guidance on correctly citing bibliographic information (such as author names, publication dates, journal titles, etc), please see the print articles tab above.
Article from a Web page:
Ostro, A. (2009, Oct. 8). Twitter is frozen in time. Mashable. Retrieved from
Article from a Web page, no author:
Globalization and clothes. (2006). Retrieved from http://unpac.ca/economy/g_clothes.html
Article from a Web page, no date:
Dvoretsky, D.P. (n.d.). History: Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Retrieved
Online newspaper article:
Zernike, K. (2009, April 1). Paying in full as the ticket into colleges. The New York Times. Retrieved from
Sheehan, K.B., & Morrison, D.K. (2009, March). Beyond convergence: Confluence culture and the role of the
advertising agency in a changing world [online exclusive]. First Monday, 14(3). Retrieved from
Van Nuys, D. (Producer). (2006, October 13). Understanding autism [Audio podcast]. Shrink Rap Radio.
Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com
Blakeslee, S. (2009, Sept. 24). Article Quick Search vs Google. The Library Channel. Message posted to
Psychometric assessment. (n.d.). Retrieved from
American Psychological Association. (Producer). (2000). Responding theraputically to patient expressions of
sexual attraction [DVD]. Available from http://www.apa.videos
Norton, R. (2006, November 4). How to train a cat to operate a light switch [Video file]. Retrieved from
Based upon the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, sections 7.01 and 7.07, and the APA Style Guide to Electronic References, #s 25, 49, and 50.