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APA Citation

How to cite sources in APA style

Nonperiodical Web document, Web page, or report

Basic Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. Author's Middle Initial. (Year, Month Day of publication). Title of page or document. Retrieved from URL.

No Author

Title of page or document. (Year, Month Day of publication). Retrieved from URL.

If there is no date listed, use (n.d.), which stands for "no date".

Examples

Maguire, R. (2016, May 13). Advertising surges in presidential race; Dark money dominating Senate contests. Retrieved from https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2016/05/advertising-surges-in-presidential-race-dark-money-dominating-senate-contests/.

Depression. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/topics/depress/index.aspx.

Video

Basic Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Initial. Author's Middle Initial. (Year, Month Day of publication). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from URL.

Examples

Livesay, C. (2016, May 22). How Lebanon is coping with more than a million refugees [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/video/2365761208/.

The bad map we see every presidential election [Video file]. (2016, May 16).  Retrieved from https://youtu.be/hlQE4IGFc5A.