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APA 6th referencing style

A guide to using the APA 6th referencing style.

Referencing webpages

Important information   Do not italicise the title of the webpage when it is part of a website.

Important information   Only italicise the title when it can be considered a stand alone document eg. government white paper, guidelines, press or media release,  position statement, or report. The type or format of document can be added in square brackets after the title for clarity eg. [Report].

 

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 - italicise only if standalone document [Format - if needed]. 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

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 eg. government white paper, guidelines, or report.

EndNote reference type Web Page

Webpage - no author

Elements of the reference

Title of page - italicise only if standalone document [Format - if needed]. (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. Place in double quotation marks.

("Behaviour modification", 2007)

Reference list

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

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 eg. government white paper, guidelines or report.

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 - italicise only if standalone document [Format - if needed]. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxx

In-text reference

(Society of Clinical Psychology, n.d.)

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

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 eg. government white paper, guidelines, or report.

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 - italicise only if standalone document [Format - if needed]. Retrieved from Web Address.

In-text reference

(Queensland Health, 2017)

As stated by Queensland Health (2017)

Reference list

Queensland Health. (2017). Sun safety and physical activity [Fact sheet]. Retrieved from http://conditions.health.qld.gov.au/HealthCondition/media/pdf/20/199/134/sun-safety-and-physical-activity-v4

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 eg. government white paper, guidelines, or report.

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