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APA Guide - Terre Haute: Web, Multimedia, Performance & Interview

Websites: Special Rules

Special Rules:

  • Be careful to use reliable Internet sources. Be sure to always print out the first page of the site to have proof if your source is questioned.
  • Identify the author or sponsoring organization to ensure credibility.
  • Locate the copyright date or date of last revision at the bottom of each page or homepage to ensure that the information is current. If no date is provided, use: n.d.
  • Regardless of the type of web site or web file, if the information is found via the live web the medium description will be Web.

Basic Format:

Author Last Name , First Initial. (Date, Month).  Document Title. URL

Websites (click on examples to view)

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Section of a Web Document

National Institute on Media and the Family. (2009). Mobile networking. In Guide to social networking: Risks. Retrieved from http://www.mediafamily.org/network_pdf/MediaWise_Guide_to_Social_Networking_ Risks_09.pdf

Web Page with Author and Date

Cain, A., & Burris, M. (1999, April). Investigation of the use of mobile phones while driving. Retrieved from http://www.cutr.usf.edu/pdf/mobile_phone.PDF

Web Page with No Date

Archer, D. (n.d.). Exploring nonverbal communication. Retrieved from http://nonverbal.ucsc.edu

Web Page No Author

What causes Alzheimer’s disease? (2008). Retrieved from http://www.memorystudy.org/alzheimers_causes.htm

University or Government Site

Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (1997). Evolutionary psychology: A primer. Retrieved from University of California, Santa Barbara, Center for Evolutionary Psychology website: http://www.psych.ucsb.edu /research/cep/primer.html

Blog Post

Kellermann, M. (2007, May 23). Disclosing clinical trials [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://www.iq.harvard.edu/blog/sss/archives/2007/05/disclosing_clin.html

Wiki

Ethnomethodology. (n.d.). Retrieved August 22, 2008, from http://en.stswiki.org/index.php/Ethnomethodology

Online Newsletter

In the face of extinction. (2008, May). NSF Current. Retrieved from http://www.nsf.gov/news/newsletter/may_08/index.jsp

APA list of references (2012). Research and Documentation Online. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/resdoc5e/RES5e_ch09_s1-0002.html#RES5e_ch09_p0286

Performances and Interview (click on examples to view)

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Speech, Academic Talk, or Course Lecture

Fox, V. (2008, March 5). Economic growth, poverty, and democracy in Latin America: A president’s perspective. Address at the Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Film

Guggenheim, D. (Director), & Bender, L. (Producer). (2006). An inconvenient truth [DVD]. United States: Paramount Home Entertainment.

Spurlock, M. (Director). (2004). Super size me [Motion picture]. Available from IDP Films, 1133 Broadway, Suite 926, New York, NY 10010

Television Program

Pratt, C. (Executive producer). (2008, October 5). Face the nation [Television broadcast]. Washington, DC: CBS News.

Fanning, D. (Executive producer). (2008). Frontline [Television series]. Boston, MA: WGBH.

Smith, M. (Writer/producer). (2008). Heat [Television series episode]. In D. Fanning (Executive producer), Frontline. Boston, MA: WGBH.

Interview

Murphy, C. (2007, June 22). As the Romans did [Interview by G. Hahn]. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/

Conference Hearing

Carmona, R. H. (2004, March 2). The growing epidemic of childhood obesity. Testimony before the Subcommittee on Competition, Foreign Commerce, and Infrastructure of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Retrieved from http://www.hhs.gov/asl/testify /t040302.html



APA list of references (2012). Research and Documentation Online. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/resdoc5e/RES5e_ch09_s1-0002.html#RES5e_ch09_p0286

Multimedia (click on examples to view)

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Podcast

National Academies (Producer). (2007, June 6). Progress in preventing childhood obesity: How do we measure up? [Audio podcast]. The sounds of science podcast. Retrieved from http://media.nap.edu/podcasts/

Chesney, M. (2007, September 13). Gender differences in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (No. 12827) [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from University of California Television website: http://wwwuctv.tv/ondemand

Audio or Video File

Chomsky, N. (n.d.). The new imperialism [Audio file]. Retrieved from http://www.rhapsody.com/noamchomsky

Zakaria, F. (Host), & McCullough, C. (Writer). (2007, March 6). In focus: American teens, Rwandan truths [Video file]. Retrieved from http://il.youtube.com/watch?v=1uTsQLH3vNQ&feature=related

Sound Recording

Thomas, G. (1996). Breath. On Didgeridoo: Ancient sound of the future [CD]. Oxnard, CA: Aquarius International Music.

APA list of references (2012). Research and Documentation Online. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/resdoc5e/RES5e_ch09_s1-0002.html#RES5e_ch09_p0286

Electronic Files (click on examples to view)

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Electronic Image

Di Carpi, G. (1540). The holy family [image]. Retrieved from http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/objects/o707.html

PowerPoint

Oard, D. W. (2001). Bringing Star trek to life: Computers that speak and listen [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from University of Maryland TerpConnect website: http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~oard/papers/cpsp118t.ppt

Data set or Graphic Representation

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service. (2009). Eating and health module (ATUS): 2007 data [Data set]. Retrieved from http://www.ers.usda.gov/Data/ATUS/Data/2007/2007data.htm

Gallup. (2008, October 23). No increase in proportion of first-time voters [Graphs]. Retrieved from http://www.gallup.com/poll/111331/No-Increase-Proportion-First-Time-Voters.aspx

Computer Software or Video Game

Sims 2 [Computer software]. (2005). New York, NY: Maxis.



APA list of references (2012). Research and Documentation Online. Retrieved August 16, 2012, from http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/resdoc5e/RES5e_ch09_s1-0002.html#RES5e_ch09_p0286