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APA Citation Style, 6th Edition: Webpage

APA Citation Style

Citing Webpages

(THIS Libguide IS FOR APA 6th edition, click here to visit our new APA 7th edition Libguide)

General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name or Corporation Name, year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name or Corporation Name, year)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial or corporation name if no author(s) are named. (Date webpage was last updated). Title of webpage. Retrieved from URL.

Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

When referenced the first time in your publication:(American Physical Therapy Association, 2016)

All subsequent times written as: (APTA, 2016)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

When referenced the first time in your publication:(American Physical Therapy Association, 2016)

All subsequent times written as: (APTA, 2016)

References:

American Physical Therapy Association. (2016). Clinical judgment in physical therapy practice. Retrieved from http://integrity.apta.org/ClinicalJudgment/

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Page References

Please refer to page 32 of the APA Style Guide to Electronic Resources

Helpful Tips

Retrieval dates are only needed in citations for webpages that contain information that is likely to change over time. For example, an article from a news site that receives continuous coverage. Please refer to page 192 of the APA Manual, 6th Edition.

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