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APA Tips

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  • Author(s). Note: List each author's last name and initials as Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. If there is no author, spell out the organization.

  • (Year, Month Date). Note: Provide as specific a date as is available, but may be only the year. If there is no date use (n.d.).

  • Title of page or section. Note: Italicize the title of the page.

  • Source. Note: If the source is different from the author as organization, list it here.

  • URL

Example:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. (2019, December 3). Middle school teachers. Occupational Outlook 

       Handbook. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/middle-school-teachers.htm

 

Format of Group Author Names (Publication Manual (7th ed.) Sections 9.7–9.11)

When multiple government agencies are listed on a work, use the most specific agency as the author. Include the broader bureau or department of which the agency is a part in the source.

Example:

National Institute of Nursing Research. (2015). A family’s perspective: Pediatric palliative care stories (NIH Publication No. 15-

     NR-8018). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health.

     https://www.ninr.nih.gov/sites/files/docs/NINR_508c_FamilyStories_0.pdf

When multiple government agencies are listed on a work, use the most specific agency.

Examples:

Thorson, T., McGrath, C., & Magenheimer, S. (2011). Jory soil selected as Oregon’s official state soil. Natural Resources

     Conservation Service. https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/or/newsroom/?cid=nrcs142p2_046437