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Citing sources -- APA 6th Ed.

Internet sources

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
     http://mashable.com/2009/10/08/twitter-is-frozen-in-time/

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
     from http://www.infran.ru/history_eng.html

Online newspaper article:
Zernike, K. (2009, April 1). Paying in full as the ticket into colleges.  The New York Times.  Retrieved from
     http://www.nytimes.com

Web-only journal:
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
     http://firstmonday.org

Audio podcast:
Van Nuys, D. (Producer). (2006, October 13). Understanding autism [Audio podcast]. Shrink Rap Radio.
     Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com

Blog posting:
Blakeslee, S. (2009, Sept. 24). Article Quick Search vs Google. The Library Channel. Message posted to
     http://blogs.csuchico.edu/librarynews/2009/09/article-quick-search-vs-google/

Wiki:
Psychometric assessment. (n.d.). Retrieved from
     http://psychology.wikia.com/wiki/Psychometric_assessment 

Video/Movie:
American Psychological Association. (Producer). (2000). Responding theraputically to patient expressions of
     sexual attraction [DVD]. Available from http://www.apa.videos

Video/Movie online:
Norton, R. (2006, November 4). How to train a cat to operate a light switch [Video file]. Retrieved from
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vja83KLQXZs

 

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.

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