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APA 7th Edition Citation Guide

Learn how to format essays and cite your sources using APA 7th Edition Guidelines.


Note: If an advertisement does not have a title describe the advertisement in brackets.  For example, [Advertisement for Dell laptops].  

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References Page Format In-Text Citation

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

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


(Dell, 2019)



Television Advertisement

References Page Format In-Text Citation

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

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


(Peloton, 2019)



Television Advertisement Viewed Online

References Page Format In-Text Citation

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

Peloton. (2019, November 21). The gift that gives back [Television commercial]. Youtube.


(Peloton, 2019, November 21)




References Page Format In-Text Citation

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

da Vinci, L. (1503-1506). Mona Lisa [Painting]. The Louvre Museum, Paris, France.


(da Vinci, 1503-1506)

Internet Image

Note: For Google Images, navigate to original website to attempt to locate author, title and date.  If the image does not have an identifiable author, date, or title, use the rules for citing sources with missing elements.

Internet Image With No Title

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). [Description of image] [Image]. Website. URL

Amir_Foo. (2019, December 15). [Drawing of Al-Biruni] [Image]. Reddit.


(Amir_Foo, 2019, December 15)

Image With No Author or Date

References Page Format In-Text Citation

Title [Image]. (Year). Website. URL

Philosoraptor [Image]. (n.d.). Knowyourmeme.


(Philosoraptor, n.d.)


References Page Format In-Text Citation

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

Pardo, P. (2018, November 24). [Group of Central American migrants climbing a fence between Mexico and the US] [Photograph]. Time.


(Pardo, 2018, November 24)