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Referencing Style Guide: Web Resources

This guide explains how to reference according to the APA 6th Edition.

Reference Basics

Documents from the web
Last Name, A. B. (Year). Title: Subtitle [Form of work if applicable]. Retrieved from URL

Webpages
Author. (Year). Web page title. Retrieval details.

Information from websites needs to be carefully evaluated before using it in an assessment. Some examples of acceptable websites are those from universities, research organisations (eg. CSIRO) and government bodies (eg. ABS, AIHW).

In general, the date the information was retrieved and the URL replaces the publishing details. Where no publishing date can be found, use (n.d.).