APA Guide for Business Students: Websites

How to Cite Something you Found on a Website in APA Style

Corporate Website

Examples

  • No Known Author

Loblaws Companies Ltd. (2012). Corporate website. Retrieved September 18, 2012 from http://www.loblaws.ca/

In-text citation → (http:www.loblaw.ca)

  • Corporate Author

Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holdings Corporation (2012).
      Sask Tel and Huawei sign agreement [Press release]. Retrieved
      from: http://www.sasktel.com/about-us/news/index.html

Webcasts

Rules

  1. Companies often record events such as analysts meetings, investor conference presentations and annual meetings as webcasts. These may be video files or present audio with slides.
  2. When citing you must include material format in brackets, ex. Audio podcast, Video file, etc.

Examples

  • Web video

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (2012). PotashCorp 2012
      annual meeting 
[Video file]. Retrieved from
      http:www.potashcorp.com/video/27543/

In-Text citation → (Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., 2012) OR (Postash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. [Potash Corps], 2012)

  • Audio Podcast

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (2012, May). CEO Bill Doyle
      presentation at the BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market
      Conferences
 [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from
      http://www.potashcorp.com/news/webcast/replay/283/

In-text → (Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., 2012)

Rules

  1. If there is no author place the in the author position. This includes in-text citation, wher you will only use the base URL.
  2. If there is no date, replace the date with (n.d.), to indicate that there is no date in the document.
  3. Include format type in brackets after the title.
  4. Include retrieval date if you think that the document or webpage will change.

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