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APA - Referencing Guide

Internet Documents

Information

Cite documents published on the internet according to the specific guidelines for the type of document. More specific information is available for E-books and E-journals.

Government reports and company annual reports are examples of documents that may be published on the internet.

Please note: If no author or editor is given and the document is not a part, article or chapter, then citation is by title, and format will precede the year of publication.

Format

Standard format for citation

Author, A. A. (Year). Title: Subtitle (Edition). Publisher. Retrieved from Source or supplier information: internet address

Examples

Electronic document

Murray, G. (2005). A duty of care to children and young people in Western Australia: Report on the quality assurance and review of unsubstantiated allegations of abuse in care: 1 April 2004 to 12 September 2005. Retrieved from Western Australia, Department of Child Protection website: http://www.community.wa.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/851183A4-A822-4592-AB66-C410E453AEEC/0/DCDRPTGwennMurrayreportwithcover2006.pdf

Electronic document: no author

How to cite references (1996). Retrieved from Murdoch University Library: http://wwwlib.murdoch.edu.au/find/citation/

Government publication: Australian Bureau of Statistics document

Australian Bureau of Statistics. (1997). Mental health and wellbeing: Profile of adults, Western Australia (cat. no. 4326.5). Retrieved from AusStats: http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats

Government publication: Government department

Australia. Department of Health and Aged Care. (2000). National youth suicide prevention strategy. Retrieved from http://www.health.gov.au/hsdd/mentalhe/sp/nysps/about.htm

Whole Internet site

Goldberg, I. (2000). Dr. Ivan's depression central. Retrieved from http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.html

Blog post

Flower, R. (2015, June 1). How a simple formula for resolving problems and conflict can change your reality [Blog post]. Pick The Brain. Retrieved from http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/how-a-simple-formula-for-resolving-problems-and-conflict-can-change-your-reality/

Analytics report

Google Analytics. (2017). Analytics 3.1: Water Corporation domain only (excluding internal traffic and bots%2Fspiders) overview 20160701-20170630. Retrieved from http://Analytics 3.1 Water Corporation Domain Only (Excluding Internal Traffic and Bots%2FSpiders) Overview 20160701-20170630.pdf