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APA 7th Edition Guide

Images and Photos from the Internet

For Google Images, navigate to the original website to create the citation for your reference list. 

If there is no date, author, title, etc. use the rules from our Missing Information page.


Reference Page Format:

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title [Format]. Website. URL

Reference Page Example:

Denali National Park and Preserve. (2013). Lava [Photograph]. Flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/denalinps/8639280606/

 

In-text Citation Examples:

Denali National Park and Preserve (2013) ...

...(Denali National Park and Preserve, 2013).

Image from a Print Source

If there is no title, use a description in brackets instead.


Reference Page Format:

Photographer, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of work [Photograph]. Website or Magazine, Vol(Issue). URL 

Reference Page Example:

Elias, R. (2022, April). [Female athletes jumping over hurdles] [Photograph]. The Sword, 60(4). https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1457&context=sword

 

In-text Citation Example:

...(Elias, 2022).

Print Advertisement

Reference Page Format:

Company (Year, Month). Title of advertisement [Advertisement]. Title of Magazine/Newspaper, volume(issue), page number.

Reference Page Example:

Dell. (2019, November). Small business isn't small to us [Advertisement]. Wired, 27(11), 21.

 

In-text Citation Examples:

...(Dell, 2019).

TV Advertisement

Reference Page Format:

Creator of Product. (Year). Title [Television commercial]. City of Broadcast, State: Network.

Reference Page Example:

Peloton. (2019). The gift that gives back [Television commmercial]. Mankato, MN: KEYC.

 

In-text Citation Example:

...(Peloton, 2019).

Video Advertisement Viewed Online

Television commercials viewed on YouTube are cited this way. No need to try and figure out where a commercial aired if you found it on YouTube!


Reference Page Format:

Uploader (Year, Month Day). Title of advertisement [Format]. Website. URL

Reference Page Example:

Peloton. (2019, November 21). The gift that gives back [Television commercial]. Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pShKu2icEYw

 

In-text Citation Example:

...(Peloton, 2019).

Art from Museums

If you are citing a piece of art from a museum, your reference should include the artist, year, title, format, Museum Name, Museum location, and URL if available.


Reference Page Format:

Artist, A. A. (Year). Title of work [Type of work]. Museum, City, US State, Country. URL

Reference Page Example:

da Vinci, L. (1503-1506). Mona Lisa [Painting]. The Louvre Museum, Paris, France. https://www.louvre.fr/en/explore/the-palace/from-the-mona-lisa-to-the-wedding-feast-at-cana

 

In-text Citation Example:

...(da Vinci, 1503-1506).