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APA Style -6th edition

This guide provides resources for learning how to cite your sources using APA Style guidelines.

Blog Post

General Format
  • In-text citation, paraphrase OR quotation): (Author's surname OR screen name, year)


  • Reference list citation: Author's surname, Initial(s). OR Author's screen name {as it appears on the blog}. (Year, Month Day {of post}). Title of specific post [Web log post]. Retrieved from URL of specific post.
NOTE: If it is the original blog post use [Web log post].  If it is a reply or comment made to the original post, use [Web log comment].
  • In-text citation, paraphrase: (Farkas, 2011)
  • In-text citation, quotation: (Farkas, 2011)

Reference list citation:

Farkas, M. (2011, December 19). The elusive dream of work-life balance [Web

log post]. Retreived from


Google Advanced Search

How to use the Google Advanced Search to do more effective searches on the Internet. Created by Instructional Services, David L. Rice Library at the University of Southern Indiana.

DavidLRiceLibrary. (2010, January 15). Google advanced search.wmv [Video file]. Retrieved from