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Archive: APA 6th Edition: Websites

Basic Format

Make sure to include the date of retrieval if you think the information is bound to change.

Basic Format:

Author Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Title of website: Subtitle. Retrieved from URL

Website, Organization as Author:

Organization name. (Year). Title of website: Subtitle. Retrieved from URL

Website, No Author:

When you cannot find an author for the webpage that you are using, start the citation with the title of specific page.

Page title: Subtitle. (Year). Title of Website: Subtitle. Retrieved from URL

More Websites

Blog Post:

Author Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Author screen name {as it appears on the blog}. (Year, Month Day {of post}). Title of specific post [Web log post].Retrieved from URL of specific post

Government Website:

To cite a government website, you can treat it the same way as Website, Organization as Author.

Government Name. Name of Government Agency. (Year). Title of document: Subtitle. Report No. xxx [if available]. Retrieved from URL of specific document