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Citation guide for the Publication Manual for the American Psychological Association (7th ed).

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Website with an Individual Author

Author, Initials. (Date). Title of page. Website name. URL

Koerth, M. (2019, October 30). Why carbon capture hasn't saved us from climate change yet. FiveThirtyEight.

Website with a Group Author

If the publishing organization and the website name are the same, you do not need to include the website name in your citation.

Name of Organization Or Group. (Date). Title of page. Website name. URL

Center for Disease Control. (2018, May 16). Six things you need to know about vaccines.

Website with No Date

Author, Initials. (n. d.). Title of page. Website name. URL

Albert S. Cook Library. (n.d.). About us.

Website with a Retrieval Date

If you are citing a website in which the contents of the page are likely to change frequently, include a retrieval date in your citation.

Author, Initials. (Date). Title of page. Website name. Retrieved Date, from URL

Worldometer. (n. d.). Current world population. Retrieved January 14, 2020, from

Blog Post

Author, Initials. (Date). Title of post. Name of Blog. URL

Estes, A. C. (2019, November 26). Amazon quietly reveals plan to put Alexa in almost everything. Gizmodo.