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APA (7th edition) Citation Guide

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APA 7 | Reference Entries

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Note! APA 7 Change

Do not use 'Retrieved from' before the URL. You do not need to list the website title.

Reference Entry Format

AuthorLastName, A. B. (YYYY). Title of webpage. URL

PublishingOrganization. (YYYY). Title of webpage. URL

Reference Entry Example

American Psychological Association. (2018). How do you reference a website that lists no author?

Example In-Text Citations

Parenthetical: (American Psychological Association, 2018)

In-Line/Narrative: American Psychological Association (2018)

APA examples: Conference Proceedings and Papers


Material Type

In-Text Citation

Reference List & Notes

Paper in conference proceedings in print

(Game, 2001)

Game, A. (2001). Creative ways of being. In J. R. Morss, N. Stephenson & J.
F. H. V. Rappard (Eds.), Theoretical issues in psychology: Proceedings of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology 1999 Conference (pp. 3-12). Sydney: Springer.

Paper in conference proceedings online: Electronic database

(Balakrishnan, 2006)

Balakrishnan, R. (2006, March). Why aren't we using 3D user interfaces, and will we ever? Paper presented at the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces.

Published in IEEE Explore but has doi. Conference is published regularly.

Conference papers: Unpublished

(Santhanam, Martin, Goody & Hicks, 2001)

Santhanam, E., Martin, K., Goody, A., & Hicks, O. (2001, February). Bottom-up steps towards closing the loop in feedback on teaching: A CUTSD project. Paper presented at Teaching and Learning Forum - Expanding horizons in teaching and learning, Perth, Australia.


Dissertations & Theses Template


Dissertation or Thesis From a Database

Dissertation or Thesis Published Online (Not in a Database)