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APA Citation - South Bend-Elkhart: Citing Sources: Images

Images

Basic Format for an Electronic Image

  • Author (Role of Author). (Year image was created). Title of work [Type of work], Retrieved
          Month Day, Year, from: URL (address of web site)

 

Basic Format for an Electronic Image (No Author) 

  • Title of work [Type of work]. (Year image was created). Retrieved Month Day, Year, from:
          URL (address of web site)

 

Basic Format for an Electronic Image (No Author, No Title, No Date)

Many images found on the Web are of this category, but you should still look for this missing information: try clicking on the image, and/or looking at the bottom of the image.

  • [Subject and type of work]. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from: URL (address of web site)

Specific Examples for Electronic Images

  • Kulbis, M. (Photographer). (2006). Men pray [Photograph], Retrieved April 12, 2006, from:
          http://accuweather.ap.org/cgi-bin/aplaunch.pl
  • Japanese Geisha [Photograph]. (2006). Retrieved April 10, 2006, from:
         http://www.bergoiata.org/fe/divers28/10.htm
  • [Untitled photograph of a baby chimpanzee]. Retrieved April 12, 2006, from:
          http://perso.wanadoo.fr/jdtr/struc/chimp3.htm

Things To Remember

Use a hanging indent, or just indent one time (five spaces) on the subsequent lines after the first line of the citation.

For images with a title, italicize the title text.

Format the author name using this format: Last name, First Initial.

Citing Images Handout