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In-text citation for a quotation

            (Smith, 2003, para. 27)

Or

            Smith (2003) is sure that the only way to build a stable rifle is to “use the finest materials money can buy” (para.             27).

Note:  If a Web page or electronic document does not have numbered pages, use the paragraph number in place of the page number. A section name may also be needed.

In-text citation for a paraphrase

            (Smith, 2003)

Or

            Smith (2003) believes that money should be no object when one is building his or her own rifle.

  

Reference page when  individual author is provided

            Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (year of publication). Title of page. Retrieved from URL

            Smith, K., & Jones, M. (2003). Building a better rifle. Retrieved from http://www.buildingrifles.com

 

Reference page when  no individual author is given, but there is a corporate author or sponsoring organization

Sponsoring Organization. (year of publication). Title of page. Retrieved from URL

National Geographic. (2011). Iceman’s stomach sampled – filled with goat meat. Retrieved from

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/110623-iceman-mummy-otzi-meal-goat-stomach-science/

  

Reference page citation with no individual author or sponsoring organization

            Title of the Web page. (copyright date or updated date at the bottom of the page). Retrieved from URL

The word “Web” is capitalized above because many sources agree it is a version of the proper name World Wide Web.

            Raising roofs. (2004). Retrieved from http://www.raisingroofs.com

 

Reference page citation for online reference work with author

Author, A. A. (year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx-xx). Retrieved from URL

Boone, J. (2008). The history of grammar. In K. Clements (Ed.), Grammarpedia (pp. 23-37).

Retrieved from http://www.grammarpedia.com

 

Reference page citation for online reference work with no author

Title of entry. (copyright date or most recently updated date at the bottom of the page). In A. A. Editor (Ed.), Title             

of reference work (ed., Vol.). Retrieved from URL

Parts of speech. (2012). In K. C. Clements (Ed.), Clements Dictionary (2nd ed., Vol. 3). Retrieved from             http://www.grammarpedia.com

 

Reference page citation for a website when you use two different pages and the author or organization and year is the same

National Geographic. (2011a). Hybrid Cuban-American crocodiles on the rise. Retrieved from  

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/110624-cuban-american-crocodile-animals-hybrids-science/

National Geographic. (2011b). Iceman’s stomach sampled – filled with goat meat. Retrieved from

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/06/110623-iceman-mummy-otzi-meal-goat-stomach-science/

 


 

 

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APA 6th Edition Guidelines and Common Citations

 

 

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