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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

Referencing webpages

  • Do not italicise the title of the webpage when it is part of a website.
  • Only italicise the title when it can be considered a stand alone document.

Webpage - with author

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of page – person or organisation, use & for multiple authors. (Year page created or revised). Title of page. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx

Do not include retrieval date unless the material may change over time (e.g. Wikis).

In-text reference

(Atherton, 2005)

Atherton (2005) has mentioned that ....

Reference list

Atherton, J. (2005). Behaviour modification. Retrieved from http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/behaviour_mod.htm

EndNote reference type Web Page

Webpage - no author

Elements of the reference

Title of page. (Year page created or revised). Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx

Do not include retrieval date unless the material may change over time (e.g. Wikis).

In-text reference

Use title instead of author name

(Behaviour modification, 2007)

Reference list

Behaviour modification. (2007). Retrieved from http://www.educational-psychologist.org.uk/behaviour.html

EndNote reference type Web Page

Webpage – no date

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of page – person or organisation, use & for multiple authors. (n.d.). Title of page. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

In-text reference

(Society of Clinical Psychology, n.d.)

The Society of Clinical Psychology (n.d.) stated that ....

Reference list

Society of Clinical Psychology. (n.d.). About clinical psychology. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/about/division/div12.aspx

EndNote reference type Web Page

Webpage – group (corporate) author

Elements of the reference

Author(s) of page – group or organisation, use & for multiple authors. (Year page created or revised). Title of page. Retrieved from Web Address.

In-text reference

(Queensland Health, 2009)

As stated by Queensland Health (2009)

Reference list

Queensland Health. (2009). Sun safety and physical activity. Retrieved from http://access.health.qld.gov.au/hid/SkinHealth/SunSafety/sunSafetyAndPhysicalActivity_ap.asp.

EndNote reference type Web Page

Image on a webpage

Elements of the reference

Title of image [Image] (Year). Retrieved from Web Address

In-text reference The image of the rash (Scarlet Fever Rash Picture, n.d.)
Reference list

Scarlet fever rash picture [Image] (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/dermatlas/scarletfever.html

EndNote reference type

Audiovisual material

Add “Image” to Type field