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APA Referencing Style Guide

This guide introduces the APA referencing style with examples of citation styles for different types of resources.

Facebook or Twitter feed

Facebook or Twitter feed

Facebook or Twitter message

Blogs

  • For messages posted to an online community, like a blog, the subject line of the message is not in italics

Blog post

Reference list entry:

Hirst, M. (2009, April 3). Public television for $1 a day [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://ethicalmartini.wordpress.com/2009/04/03/public-television-for-1-a-day/

  • Blog posts are part of a series and so the title of the post is not in italics

In-text citations guide  

Video podcasts

Video podcast

Reference list entry:

Dunning, B. (Producer). (2011, January 12). inFact: Conspiracy theories [Video podcast]. Retrieved from http://itunes.apple.com/

  • Videos can be available in many places online - cite the version that you viewed

In-text citations guide  

Audio podcast

Audio podcast

Reference list entry:

Van Nuys, D. (Producer). (2007, April 7). The anatomy of a lobotomist [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from http://www.shrinkrapradio.com/2007/04/07/84-anatomy-lobotomist

  • Name the producer if you can
  • If the podcast is from iTunes simply give the home page url, e.g. Retrieved from http://itunes.apple.com

In-text citations guide