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APA Style: Internet

Quick reference guide for APA Style rules

Internet Sources

 

References from electronic sources should include the author’s name (if available), document title, date of publication and retrieval, and an address.

 Electronic version of print book      [APA Manual, p.203]

Author, A. (Year of  publication). Title of book: Capitalize the first letter in subtitle [version].

       Retrieved from http:/www.address

Example:

Bowden, M. (2010).  Winning body language: Contro the convesation, command attention, and convey the right

       message without saying a word [Safari Books Online version]. Retrieved from

       http://proquestcombo.safaribooksonline.com.db08.linccweb.org/9780071700573?uicode=fccj                                                                  

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Online Encyclopedia Article      [http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/]

Example:

Film noir. (2015). In Encyclopaedia Britannica online. Retrieved from

       http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/206993/film-noir/235590/The-legacy-of-film-noir

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 Website   [APA Manual, p.187-192]

Title of website or section of website. (Year updated).  Retrieved from name of website: web address

Example:

Florida Early Learning and Development Standards. (2011).   Retrieved from Florida Office of Early Learning website:

   

   

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Lecture Notes [p. 14 APA Style Guide to Electronic References, 2007]

 Author, A. (Year of publication).  Title of lecture [format].  Retrieved from web site: web address.

 Example:

Jones, C. (2008).  The Physics of Star Trek [Powerpoint slides]. Retrieved from Dalton State College web

                site: http://www.daltonstate.edu/physics/ppt

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Brochure/Pamphlet/Booklet  [http://www.docstyles.com/archive/apacrib.pdf]

 Publisher. (Year of publication). Title of brochure/pamphlet/booklet [Format].  Retrieved from web address

 Example:

U.S. Global Change Research Program. (2009).  Climate Literacy [Brochure]. Retrieved from

                http://climate.noaa.gov/index.jsp?pg=/education/edu_index.jsp&edu=literacy