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APA 6th Edition Citation Examples: Web Sites

A specific page within a Web site

Single author:

Freitas, N. (2015, January 6). People around the world are voluntarily submitting to China’s Great Firewall. Why? Retrieved from

Multiple authors:

Nafees, Q., Yilong, Y., Andras, N., Zhiming, L., & Janos, S. (2014, November 19). Anonymously analyzing clinical data sets. Retrieved from

Corporate author:

Sea Turtle Restoration Project. (2006). Threats to sea turtles. Retrieved from

Date retrieved: If you think that the content of a Web site will change over time, you can include the date that you viewed the cited information in your "retrieved from" line.

In-text citations:

(Freitas, 2015)

(Nafees, Yilong, Andras, Zhiming, & Janos, 2014)

(Sea Turtle Restoration Project, 2006)

Entire Web site

If you refer to an entire Web site, you do not need to include an entry for it in your reference list, but must identify the source clearly in the text of your paper. For example:

The Sea Turtle Restoration Project homepage presents a wealth of compelling, well-researched information on the struggle to save the world's sea turtles from extinction (

More info

See Style Guide, pp. 31-34.