APA Citation Guide

Articles from an Online Database

To cite an image, include the following in this order, as applicable:

  • Author’s Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial.

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    (Date of publication).

  • Title of Article.

  • Title of Journal,

  • Volume #

  • (issue or number),

  • Page range.

  • Retrieved from

  • URL

 

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number, page range.

           Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Smyth, A. M., Parker, A. L., & Pease, D. L. (2002). A study of enjoyment of peas.   Journal of Abnormal Eating, 8(3),

          120-125. Retrieved from http://www.articlehomepage.com/full/url/

 

Articles from Website

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    Author’s Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial.

  • (Date of publication).

  • Title of Article.

  • Retrieved from

  • URL

 

Vallenari, L. M. (2017).  Researching in the digital age. Retrieved from www.somerandomweb.com

 

Morgan, B. (2017, September 5). Crime scene investigations and you. Retrieved from www.crime.com

Video

Your APA citation for video contains the following elements in this order:

  • Producter's Last Name, First Initial (Producer) & 

  • Director's Last Name, First Initial (Director).

  • (Year).

  • Title [Format].

  • Country:

  • Studio.

  • Available from URL

Paley, Nina (Producer & Director). (2008) Sita sings the blues. United States.  Available from

http://www.sitasingstheblues.com/.

Shimabukuro, J. (2006, April 22). Ukulele weeps [Video file]. YouTube. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/.

Spielberg, S., Royce, I., Gordon, M., & Levinson, G. (Producers), & Spielberg, S. (Director). (2004). Saving Private

Ryan [DVD]. United States:  Universal.

Audio

To cite a music recording, provide the following information in this order:

  • Composer Last Name, First Initial.

  • (Year)

  • Composition Title.

  • [Recorded by Artist].

  • On Title of Recording.

  • [Format]

  • City:

  • Label.

  • Retrieved from Database Name or URL

Namahoe, C. (1929). Le Nani [Recorded by G. Keawe]. On Hana hou! Vol. 1 [CD]. Honolulu:  Hula Records.

Maddeford, L. (2006, January 28).  Russian roulette [Audio file].  Music Alley.  Retrieved from

www.rurou.smr.musicalley.com/.

Images

To cite an image, include the following in this order:

  • Creator's Last name, First Initial.

  • (Year, Month Day).

  • Title of image

  • [Format].

  • Retrieved from Database or URL.

Severns, T. (2010, January 19).  Games at the library [Photograph].  Flickr.  Retrieved from www.flickr.com/.

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