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How to Cite
Internet Sources (APA and MLA Styles)
APA (American Psychological Association) Style
(see other side for MLA)
If you cannot find all of the suggested information, cite what you do find in the recommended order.
Examples are single spaced;
citations in your reference list.
Journal title and volume numbers are placed in
For more information on APA citation style, see
Examples of citing resources from Electronic Databases see handout
How to Cite Electronic
*Indent lines following the first line of thecitation 5 to 7 spaces
Citing an entireWeb site
If you reference an entire Web site(rather than a specific document onthe site), you may just give theaddress (URL) in the text. No workscited entry is needed.In the text of your paper, cite like this:Kidpsych is a wonderful interactiveWeb Site for children (http://www.kidpsych.org).
An article from anonline journal
Author. (date of article). Article title.
Journal Title, vol
.(issue), pages.Date information retrieved, fromURLJacobsen, J.W. (2001). A history of facilitated communication.
(2), 750-752. RetrievedAugust 25, 2001, fromhttp//www.apa.org/journals/ jacobsen.html
An article from anonline newspaper
Author. (Year, Month Day). Articletitle.
. Dateinformation retrieved, fromURL.Pear, R. (2003, January 2). Gains reportedfor children of welfare to work families.
The New York Times on the Web
.Retrieved January 4, 2003, fromhttp://www.nytimes.com/2003/01/2/ WELF.html.
Treat as a personal communication.Do not cite in the reference list.In the text of your paper, cite like this:L.A. Chafez (personal communication,January 3, 2003).