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APA Citation Style, Seventh Edition: Webpages and Websites

Section 10.16

This page provides guidance on citing webpages and websites, including webpages on news sites (see example 1) and webpages with group authors (see example 2) or individual authors. Only cite a source using the following format if it does not fit any other category (e.g., journal articles, ebooks, social media content, etc.).
 
 
General Format
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year, Page or Paragraph Number [if available])
 
      References:
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. & Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day [if known]). Title of specific page. Site Name. https://URL OR Retrieved Month Day, Year from https://URL
  
NOTE: Only include retrieval dates when the webpage you are citing is likely to change with time (e.g., Wikipedia articles)
 
Example 1
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Campbell, 2019)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Campbell, 2019, para. 1)
 
      References:
Campbell, Q. (2019, November 4). Setting the time in Lethbridge's historic clock tower. Global News. https://globalnews.ca/news/6126285/lethbridge-historic-clock-tower-daylight-saving-time/
 
Example 2      
      
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (University of Lethbridge, 2019)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (University of Lethbridge, 2019, para. x)
 
      References:
University of Lethbridge. (2019). Fast facts (2018/2019). Retrieved November 5, 2019, from http://www.uleth.ca/facts
 
NOTE: When the group author and the website name are the same, include only the author.