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    General Format

    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Author Surname, Year, page or paragraph number [if available])

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Author Surname, Year)

    References:

    Personal or Corporate Author. (Last update or copyright date; if not known, use n.d.). Title of specific webpage. Retrieved from URL of specific webpage


    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Gaiman, n.d., para. 6)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Gaiman, n.d.) 

    References:

    Gaiman, N. (n.d.). How dare you. Retrieved from http://www.neilgaiman.com/Cool_Stuff/Essays_By_Neil/How_Dare_You 

    APA Citation - Blog Post

    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Author Surname, Year, page or paragraph number [if available])

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Author Surname, Year)

    References:

    Personal Author. (Last update by month, date then year; if not known, use n.d.). Title of specific webpage. Retrieved from URL of specific webpage.


    In-Text Citation (Quotation):

    (Schonefield, 2010., para. 6)

    In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): APA does not require the page number, check with your instructor for preference.

    (Schonefield, 2010.) 

    References:

    Schonfeld, E. (2010, May 3). Google throws $38.8 million to the wind [Web log post]. Retrieved May 4, 2010, from http://techcrunch.com

    Quick Tips

    • If a person is named on the title page, use her or him as author.
    • If no person is named as an author, use the government agency, department, or branch as a group author (Ex. 31, p.205). Give the name of the group author exactly as it appears on the title page. If the branch or agency is not well known, include its higher department first.
    • If the group author is also the publisher, simply use the word Author after the location (p. 203), rather than repeating the name of the government agency.
    • If there is a series or report number, include it after the title (p. 205).