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APA Style

Your guide to citing and referencing in APA Style (7th edition)

Image from a Website, Known Photographer

Reference

Photographer Last Name, Initials. (Year). Title or description of image in italics [Image format]. Website name. Hyperlinked URL

Tierney, S. (2013). Transporter bridge: Middlesborough [Photograph]. Flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephentierney/9997909524

In-text Citation

(Photographer Last Name, Year).

(Tierney, 2013).

Image from a Website, Unknown Photographer and No Date

If the creator is unknown, begin the reference with the image title:

Reference

Title or description of image [Image format]. (n.d.). Website name. Hyperlinked URL

[Golden Gate suspension bridge] [Photograph]. (n.d.). Pexels. https://www.pexels.com/photo/sea-city-mountains-landmark-2042/

In-text Citation

(Title or description of image, Year).

(Golden Gate suspension bridge, n.d.). 

Image from a Library Database

Libraries subscribes to several image databases, including Artstor and Britannica ImageQuest.

List the name of the database where you found the image. Do not include a link to the image in the database.

Reference

Photographer Last Name, Initials. (Year). Title or description of image in italics [Image format]. Database name. 

Dominguez, C. (n.d.). Sydney Opera House [Photograph]. Britannica ImageQuest.

In-text Citation

(Title or description of image, Year).

(Dominguez, n.d.). 

Artwork in a Museum or on a Museum Website

Reference

Artist’s Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year). Title of work [Format of work]. Museum Name, Museum Location. Hyperlinked URL

Mackintosh, C. R. & Macdonald, M. (1901). Design for a fireplace wall [Drawing]. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, United States. https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1258

In-text Citation

(Artist's Last Name, Year).

(Mackintosh & Macdonald, 1901). 

Stock Image or Clip Art

It is not necessary to cite clip art taken from Microsoft Word or PowerPoint.

Reference

Artist’s Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given or username. (Year). Title of work [Image format]. Publisher. Hyperlinked URL

Katze2122. (2018). Cat icon grey [Clip art]. Openclipart. https://openclipart.org/detail/308557/cat-icon-grey

In-text Citation

(Artist Last Name or username, Year).

(Katze2122, 2018). 

Image from an Online Journal Article

Reference

Photographer Last Name, Initials. (Year photo was taken). Title or description of image [Image format]. In Article Author's Initials. Article Author's Last Name. (Year article was published). Title of article: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle. Title of Journal: Capitalize all Major Words, Volume number in italics(issue number), page range. Hyperlinked DOI or URL, if applicable

Emanuel, F. (n.d.) Young man being bullied [Photograph]. In K. VanderVen. (2011). From the bully pulpit: A child and youth work approach to bullying. Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 24(1/2), 86.

In-text Citation

(Photographer Last Name, Year).

(Emanuel, n.d.).

Unpublished Image: Your Own Photos or Artwork

Unpublished images include photographs taken by you but not available publicly online or in a published form.

These types of unpublished images do not need to be cited.
 

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