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Epictetus, 55 - 135
Greek Stoic philosopher

Citing Websites series

American Psychological Association style

Create your APA website citation: (Guidelines below)

General guidelines:

General format/sequence:
Author. (Date published if available; n.d.--no date-- if not). Title of article. Title of web site . Retrieved date. From URL.

    • Separate each item of the citation with a period and two spaces
    • Use hanging indents following the first line
    • List entries alphabetically by author, if no author list the title first

Example:

Landsberger, J. (n.d.). Citing Websites. In Study Guides and Strategies. Retrieved May 13, 2005, from http://www.studygs.net/citation.htm.

Remember to refer to your department or instructor
as to the

    • Type of style required
    • Any variations. For example,
      -whether to include the retrieval date
      -how to cite digitial object locators
      (.pdf's, images, Flash pieces, etc.)
    • Respective manuals for sequencing the list, for page notes, and for other detailed information
    • Refer to the Basics of APA Style Tutorial for updates on the 6th edition, as well as the various citation types and options.
Citation styles: 

AMA | APA | MLA | Chicago | Turabian/Harvard

Seven stages of writing assignments:

Index | Develop your topic (1) | Identify your audience (2) |
Research (3) | Research with notecards | Summarizing research |
Prewrite (4) | Draft/write (5) | Revise (6) | Proofread (7)


Flash exercise contributed by Jordan Noll and Dr. Brad Hokanson, Interactive Media (DHA 4384) School of Design, University of Minnesota. Adapted and revised by Joe Landsberger