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APA Citation Style, 6th edition: Web page from a University site

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 6th edition.

Web page from a University site (p. 206)

Helpful Tip
  • When citing sources that you find on the Internet you only need to include a retrieval date if the information you viewed is likely to change over time (p. 192).  If you reference an article from a news source (e.g., CNN, NBC, Washington Post) or a site that may experience continuous updates, you would then need to include a retrieval date.
General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year, page or paragraph number [if available])
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Last update or copyright date; if not
            known, put n.d.). Title of specific document. Retrieved from Name of University
            website: URL of specific document
       In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Johnson & Becker, n.d.)
       In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Johnson & Becker, n.d.)
      Johnson, K. A., & Becker, J. A. (n.d.). The whole brain atlas. Retrieved from Harvard
            University Medical School website:

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