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APA Style Guide

This guide is intended to help students cite their sources according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition (2010).

Blog Post (p. 215)

General Format

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author Surname OR Screen name, Year)

 

In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Author Surname OR Screen name, Year)

 

References:

Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Author screen name {as it appears on the

         blog}. Year, Month Day {of post}). Title of specific post [Web log post]. Retrieved from

         URL of specific post

 

NOTE: When using the original blog post use this format:

[Web log post].

If it is a reply or comment to the original post, use this format:

[Web log comment].

 

Example

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Hughes, 2011)

 

In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Hughes, 2011)

 

References:

Hughes. (2011, June 19). Will parliament reform convert the process?

[Web log post]. Retrieved from

http://politicalviews.com/reform/2011/06/reform_parliment.php