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Author, a a (nd) title of webpage retrieved from site name website: htttp:// xxxxxxxx example: royal institute of british architects (nd) shaping the future: careers in architecture retrieved from http://wwcareersinarchitecturenet note that wikipedia is a special case because it is structured as an online encyclopedia. Apa style this handout is based on the 6 th edition of the publication manual of the american psychological association (apa), but is not a comprehensive guide numbers, cite the heading and the number of the paragraph following it this allows the reader to locate the text in the source for example: the patient wrote.
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