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Prof. Fletcher-APA 7 Tips

Tips

Order 
  • 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

Examples:

National Ocean Service. (n.d.). Is sea level rising? National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

      https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/sealevel.html

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (n.d.). About NOAA weatherhttps://www.noaa.gov/weather

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

If the interview was published in a retrievable source (e.g. a website, journalnewspaper, or book), follow the usual citation format for that type of source.

Example:

National Bureau of Asian Research. (2013, August 12). India's water crisis causes and cures: Interview  with Kirit S.

      Parikh. https://www.nbr.org/publication/indias-water-crisis-causes-and-cures/

Newspaper Article (pp. 200-201)
General Format
In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
(Author Surname, Year)
In-Text Citation (Quotation):
(Author Surname, Year, page number)
References:
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month Day). Article title: Subtitle. Newspaper Title, page range. URL 

Example 1

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Wallace, 2007)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Wallace, 2007, p. A8)

References:

Wallace, K. (2007, December 4). Passport applicant finds massive privacy breach. The Globe and Mail, pp. A1, A8.

Example 2

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Mettler, 2019) 

In-Text Citation (Quotation:

(Mettler, 2019)

 

Mettler, K. (2019, February 25). An iceberg twice the size of New York City is about to break off of Antarctica. The Washington Post. 
        https://wapo.st/2tKh9mt
Reference examples
Image on a website with a government agency group author

Agency or Group Author(s). (Year image was created).Title of work [Type of work]. Title of the Website. URL address of  website

Reference

NURC/UNCW, & NOAA/FGBNMS. (n.d.). Brown bulbous sponge [Photograph]. NOAA Photo Library.

            https://www.photolib.noaa.gov/Collections/Voyage/Other/emodule/1340/eitem/77283

Brown bulbous sponge photo

(NURC/UNCW & NOAA/FGBNMS, n.d.)

 

Image on a website with an individual author

Author, B. B.(Year image was created).Title of work [Type of work]. Title of the Website. URL address of website

Reference

Doug, K. (n.d.). Fish swimming over the monitor [Photograph]. NOAA Photo Library. https://www.photolib.noaa.gov

      /Collections/Sanctuaries/NOAAs-Monitor/emodule/840/eitem/36630

Fish swimming over the MONITOR PHOTO

(Doug, n.d.)

 

Image on a website with No Author
Title of work [Type of work]. (Year image was created). Title of the Website. URL address of website

Reference

Archaeologist examining the area under the monitor's armor belt [Photograph]. (n.d.). NOAA Photo Library.

      https://www.photolib.noaa.gov/Collections/Sanctuaries/NOAAs-Monitor/emodule/840/eitem/36627

Archaeologist Photo

(Archaeologist, n.d.)

Order of work with the same author and same date APA 7 p.305

  • The letter format for references with years is 2020a, 2020b
  • The letter format with references with no date is (n.d.-a), (n.d.-b)

  • The references are alphabetized by title of the image to determine which is “a” and which is “b.”

Examples:

Natural Resources Conservation Service. (NRCS). (n.d.-a). Demopolis soil [Image]. United States Department of

     Agriculture. https://www.nrcs.usda.go/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/survey/office/ssr7/profile/?cid=nrcs142p2_047960

Natural Resources Conservation Service. (NRCS). (n.d.-b). Soil profile gallery [Image]. United States Department of

     Agriculture. https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/survey/office/ssr7/profile/?cid=nrcs142p2_047970   

       example in text-citation of soil images

How to cite an article from Natural Resources Conservation Service website

 

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

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

How to cite an image from Natural Resources Conservation Service website

Chip, C. (2006). Bama [Photograph]. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

            https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/soils/edu/?cid=stelprdb1236841

AccessScience

Fein, J. S. (2019). Monsoon meteorology. In AccessScience. McGraw-Hill Education. https://doi.org/10.1036/1097- 
       8542.434000