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APA Guide

Information you need - Websites

To cite a website you will need the following pieces of information:

Entire website on general topic

Only provide the address of the site as an in-text citation. According to APA, there is no need to include the site in your reference list.


Specific page(s) or document from the website

Author. (Date). Title of web document. Retrieved from www.webpageaddress.com
APA Style Blog. (2014, October 8). What a tangled web: Website versus web page. Retrieved from http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2014/10/what-a-tangled-web-website-versus-webpage.html

 

Health Canada. (2006). The national strategy: Moving forward- the 2006 progress report on tobacco control. Retrieved from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/tobac-tabac/prtc-relct-2006/index-eng.php

 


See APA Style Blog:  Website vs Web Page

See rule 6.15, Works with No Identified Author or With an Anonymous Author (APA, 2010, p. 176).

Entire Website on general topic

If you are citing an entire website, as a source on a general topic, provide the address of the site within the text of your paper.

The APA Style website is a good source of information on using APA style properly (http://www.apastyle.org).

Specific page(s) or document from the website
(Author, Date)
(Health Canada, 2006)
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