Planned service outage for Holland/Terrell Libraries: Wednesday, September 17th, from approximately 4:00 am to 6:00 am

ITS is performing systems/network maintenance and the following services will be unavailable during that time: Phone service, WiFi, and all WSU Pullman Libraries websites. Additionally, Search It functionality will be limited during that time.

We anticipate these services will return to full functionality no later than 6:00 am.

 

Web documents share many of the same elements found in print documents (authors, titles, dates). The reference citation for a Web document often follows a format similar to that for a print document citation.

Webpage (Nonperiodical)

  • Author's name(s). (Publication date). Title of document. Retrieved from URL
  • Begin with the title of the website if no author is listed.
  • If a date is not available put (n.d.) after the title.

Second Example has no date listed:

Dempsey, A. (n.d.). Eyelashes: Batem' if you got'em. Retrieved from http://soyouwanttobeabeautyqueen.com/

Third Example has no Author and no date:

Plastic surgery: knowing when it's the right move for you. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.drnicksplasticsurgery.com/when.html

Online Photograph or Image

  • Primary Conributor(s)(s) names (Indicate Type of contribution [see below]). (Date). Image Title [Photograph orImage]. Retrieved from URL
  • Note: Use n.d. when no date is available.
  • Note: List the primary contributors in the author position and use parentheses to identify their contribution (Director, Producer, etc.).
  • Note: When no primary contributor is listed begin with the title.

Example:

Springfield Nuclear Power (Producer). (2008). Nuclear Powerplant [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://springfieldnuclearpp.com/pics/img123.jpg

 

Wikis

  • Article Title. (Date). Retrieved Date, from (wiki title): URL
  • Note: For material that may change over time APA requires the inclusion of a retrieval date.

Weblog Post or Comment

  • Author. Date (Year, Month Date). Re: Title [Web log post]. Retrieved from URL
  • When there is no author listed or the author is unknown, begin the entry with the work's title.
  • Use [web log post] for messages posted to the blog and [web log comment] when citing a comment to a blog.

Video Weblog

  • Author. Date (Year, Month Date). Title [Video file]. Retrieved from URL
  • When there is no author listed or the author is unknown, begin the entry with the work's title.

Example:

Lovejoy, H. (2005, November 11). Marge's hair is unnaturally blue [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4Uw8thmeR3ad1st

 

Podcast

  • Primary Conributor(s)(s) names (Indicate Type of contribution [see below]). Date (Year, Month Date). Podcast Title[Audio podcast]. Retrieved from URL
  • Note:Use n.d. when no date is available.
  • Note:List the primary contributors in the author position and use parentheses to identify their contribution (Director, Producer, etc.).

Example:

Mel, S. (Producer). (n.d.). Hair-bones in high style. Krustyland Studios Online. [Audio podcast] Retrieved from http://krustofski.com

 

Newsgroup, Online Forum, or Discussion Group

  • Author. Date (Year, Month Date). Re: Post Title [Online forum Comment]. Retrieved from URL.

Example:

Pie, A. (2008, August 20). Re: The Eye in the Sky [Online forum Comment]. Retrieved from news://report.helicopter/artie/from_above

 

Video

  • Author (see bullet below). (Date). Title [Format]. Available from URL.
  • List the primary contributors in the author position and indicate their contribution in parentheses (Director, Producer, etc).

Example:

McClure, T. (Director). (1988). "P" is for psycho[DVD]. Available from http://neverbeenfilmedpictures.com/McClure/psycho

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