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APA Citation Style (6th ed.): Online communities

Internet Message Boards, Electronic Mailing Lists, & Other Online Communities (APA 7.11)

General format:


Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of post [Description of form]. Retrieved from




Sprenger, M. (2009, September 4). The ABC’s of XYZ’s [Online forum comment]. Retrieved from


Lenz, B. (2009, September 28). How to make writing research papers relevant for students [Web log post]. Retrieved from


Reeves, D. (2009, August 6). Educational leadership [Video file]. Retrieved from