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APA Style (6th ed.) : Internet Resources

This guide provides examples of references cited according to the American Psychological Association (APA) style. Most examples and all guidelines are extracted from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing)

For more information

For more examples and guidelines on citing Internet resources, please refer to Section 7.11, pages 214-215 of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.).

Webpage

  •  American Psychological Association.(2003, March 8). Electronic 
          references
    . Retrieved from
          http://www.apastyle.org/elecref.html.
  • Moll, C., Anson, T., & Bree, H. (2011, May 5). Clinical psychology. 
          Retrieved from
          http://clinicalpsyc.org/definitions.html

Note: When an Internet document spans more than one Web page, provide the general URL that goes to the home page of the document. If there isn't a date available for the document, use (n.d.) for no date.

Blog post & YouTube video

Blog post

  • MiddleKid. (2007, January 22). Re: The unfortunate prerequisites
          and consequences of partitioning your mind [Web log 
          message]. Retrieved from http://scienceblogs.com/
          pharyngula/2007/01/the_unfortunate_prerequisites.php

Note: In this example, a screen name is used for the author name. The author has adopted a screen name to use when posting messages to this blog.

 YouTube video

  • 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

Note: In-text will be (Norton, 2006)