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Citing sources -- APA

Internet sources

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 articles tab above.


Article from a Web page:
Ostro, A. (2009, Oct. 8). Twitter is frozen in time. Mashable.

Article from a Web page, no author:
Globalization and clothes. (2006).

Article from a Web page, no date:
Dvoretsky, D.P. (n.d.). History: Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Online newspaper article:
Zernike, K. (2020, May 31). Why major sports might risk comebacks during the pandemic.  The New York Times.

Audio podcast episode:
Hawley, S. (Host). (2019, August 21). Mental health: Language matters [Audio podcast episode]. In MPHTC Podcast.

Blog posting:
Shultz, H. (2020, May 7). MPHTC student integral to county COVID-19 response. MPHTC Blog.

Social media posting:

Center for Disease Control. (2020, June 1). The COVID-19 outbreak may be stressful for people. Get tips for managing stress here

  [video] [status update]. Facebook.

  • Status updates are indicated by typing [status update] in brackets.  When citing a tweet from Twitter, write [Tweet].  If an image, link, infographic, or video accompanies the update, include [image attached], [Thumbnail with link attached], [infographic], or [video].
  • This form of citation can be applied to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, or other social media services.

Wiki, no date:
Psychometric assessment. (n.d.). In Psychology Wiki. 

Video/Movie online:
Norton, R. (2006, November 4). How to train a cat to operate a light switch [Video]. YouTube

Recorded webinar, group author, author the same as the publisher:

Pace University Library. (2013, January 24). Searching the literature: From clinical scenarios to best evidence. [Webinar].

PowerPoint slides:

Maxson, B. K., & Garcia, M. (2020, April 29). Engaging users through accessible and pedagogical guides [PowerPoint slides].
     Scholar's Bank.


Based upon the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th edition, sections 10.01, 10.03, 10.13, 10/.14, and 10.16.

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