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How to Cite Your Electronic Sources in APA Format

This guide is based on the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association ( 6th ed., 2nd printing). (2010). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. The complete manual can be found near the reference desk under the call number Ref Desk BF 76.7 .A46 6th ed. 2010. For in-text citation formats, see pp. 174-183, especially p. 177; or view the following resources online:

American Psychological Association. (2011). The basics of APA style: 
    Citing references in text [online tutorial]. Retrieved from 
    http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx 

Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M., 
    Soderland, L., Brizee, A., & Keck, R. (2010, December 2). APA 
    formatting and style guide: In-text citations. Retrieved from 
    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/

Reference List Examples

Journal Article with Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 
Evers, C., de Ridder, D. T. D., & Adriaanse, M. A. (2010). Adequately 
    predicting emotional eating with self-reports: Not as easy as pie. 
    Health Psychology, 29(4), 344-345. doi:10.1037/a0020228 

Journal Article without DOIarticle retrieved from a database 
Duran, B., Oetzel, J., Parker, T., Malcoe, L., Lucero, J., & Jiang, Y.. 
    (2009). Intimate partner violence and alcohol, drug, and mental 
    disorders among American Indian women from Southwest tribes in 
    primary care. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health 
    Research, 16(2), 11-27. Retrieved from Ethnic NewsWatch (ENW). 
    • NOTE: Date of retrieval no longer required. 
    • NOTE: The volume number is italicized, but the issue number is 
    not! Hence: 16(2) 

Online Magazine Article 
Michaelson, P. (1999, October). The emotional roots of childhood 
    violence. SelfhelpMagazine, Retrieved from 
    http://www.selfhelpmagazine.com/article/child-violence 

Various Online Reports (template only) 
Author, A. A. (Year of publ.). Italicized title of work (Report 
    series no., if any). Place of publ.: Publisher. Retrieved from 
    [*Agency website:] http://www.xxxxx.xxx 

*Omit if agency is already cited as author. Omit brackets. 

Chapter or Section in an Internet document 
Author, A. A./Organization/Sponsor. (Year). Title of the chapter or 
    section. In Title of the document(chap. #, if available) . 
    Retrieved from [URL or Web site]. 

Example: 
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. (2010). 
    Section 2: Eastern region. In Tribal leaders directory: Summer 
    2010. Retrieved from http://www.bia.gov/idc/groups/xois/
    documents/text/idc002652.pdf 

Report Generated in an Interactive Database or Data Set 

Basic Form: Author or Publisher. (Year). Title of report [Note about 
    nature of report]. Retrieved from URL/ other format designation. 

Examples: 
Experien Simmons. (2007). National consumer study [Custom cross-
    tabulation of data]. Retrieved from CD-ROM. 

World Bank. (2011). World databank. [Custom cross-tabulation of data]. 
    Retrieved from http://databank.worldbank.org/ddp/home.do?Step=
    12&id=4&CNO=2 

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. (2003). Form 10-K for the fiscal year 
    ended September 27, 2003. Retrieved from http://www.sec.gov/
    edgar.shtm 

IBISWorld. (March 26, 2009). Soybean farming in the US: 11111. 
    Retrieved from http://www.ibisworld.com/launch.aspx 

Cella, Jason. (2009). Comcast Corporation, fact sheet. Retrieved from 
    http:// www. proquest.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/hoovers_
    co_records.shtml

For Documents not Covered in the APA Manual

To cite a document not covered in the APA Manual, follow the basic forms listed above and provide as much useful information as you can. Author(s), if available, or title(s), followed by the year of publication in parentheses should be the first part of the reference. More specific titles, content descriptions in square brackets (Title of document [type of document]) and the Internet address (URL) make up the second part of the reference.

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Comments to: Jake Barickman, jbarickm@uvm.edu