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APA Format and Style Guide

APA Style for Other Sources

Delta College Library - APA Style for Other Sources



Myers, P. Z. (2007, January 22). The unfortunate prerequisites and consequences of partitioning your

          mind [Web log post].  Retrieved from 2007/01


Example of in-text citation: (Myers, 2007)


E-mails are NOT included in the list of references, although you parenthetically cite them in your main text: (E. Robbins, personal communication, January 4, 2010).


Facebook Page

American Psychological Association. (n.d.). Timeline [Facebook page]. Retrieved

            August 10, 2014 from

Example of in-text citation: (American Psychological Association, n.d.).

Facebook Status Update

Librarian, J. [Yestolibrarians]. (2014, August 10). This is an example on how to cite a Facebook

           status page. Basically, you need to include the first few sentences of the content of the

facebook page similar to this text that I am typing right now.  After that, you add the

following information. [Facebook status update]. Retrieved from


Example of in-text citation: (Librarian, 2014)



Nimber, T. [TimNimber]. (2014, February 25). #immigration still seems to be a real issue and no

            one seems to know how to solve this issue. http://tname/X25Bsy [Tweet]. Retrieved from


Example of in-text citation: (Nimber, 2014).

Twitter Page

National Institute of Mental Health [NIMHgov]. (n.d.). Tweets [Twitter page].

            Retrieved October 17, 2013, from

Example of in-text citation: (National Institute of Mental Health, n.d.).


According to the APA website, here is the general format for citing a YouTube video:

Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (year, month day). Title of video

              [Video file]. Retrieved from http://xxxxx


Reading, R. [ronreading]. (2010, February 20). Power to the printed book. [Video file].

            Retrieved from 

Example of in-text citation: (Reading, 2010).


Citations. (n.d.). Retrieved August 20, 2014, from


Example of in-text citation: (“Citations,” n.d.).