APA Referencing: How do I reference a figure from a website?

Reference example

Schoon, T. (1962). Māori pattern. Retrieved from http://www.aucklandartgallery.com/the-collection/browse-artwork/12800/maori-pattern


In-text example

In the text, put a caption under the figure.

Māori pattern
Figure 1. Māori pattern (from Schoon, 1962)


What information do I need to create a reference for a figure (image, graph, chart, map, drawing, photograph) from a website?

Elements that may be required to create a reference for a figure from a website are as follows:

1. Author

Corporate author
No author

2. Date

No date (n.d.)

3. Title

Title of website

4. Retrieval Information

Website URL
Retrieval date (if the information is likely to change)

Additional information

Source type

[Blog post]



EIT APA Referencing Guides

APA Referencing Guide - Examples
APA Referencing Guide - Instructions
APA Referencing: A Brief Guide

Official APA Referencing Website
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