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APA Formatting and Style (7th ed.) for Student Papers

NAU Guide to APA

Citations for Websites

Quotation

  • For quotations from webpages and web documents without a page number, cite the paragraph number. If there is a heading, cite it as well and add the word “section.”
Narrative:
APA expert Hume-Pratuch (2010) suggests being wary of citing the date at the bottom of a webpage because it might simply be “when the webmaster added code for a dancing Freud” (Online Documents section, para. 2).
Parenthetical:
Be wary of citing the date at the bottom of a webpage because it might simply be “when the webmaster added code for a dancing Freud” (Hume-Pratuch, 2010, Online Documents section, para. 2).

Paraphrase/Summary

  • Page numbers, paragraph numbers, or sections are not required for paraphrases or summaries.
Narrative: APA expert Hume-Pratuch (2010) provides .....     .
Parenthetical: (Hume-Pratuch, 2010).
 
*** Remember: Each source listed on the reference page must correspond to at least one in-text citation in the body of the paper; each in-text citation must correspond to a source listed on the reference page.

 

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