Monday, January 24, 2011

A blog post on using correct APA and MLA citation style on your blog

See Bailey, J. (2011, January 18). Using MLA and APA citations on your blog. [Web log message]. Retrieved from

In reviewing "how to do an APA citation for a blog posting", I found a lot of disagreement among various sites. The APA Blog uses [Blog post]. Here's the example:

Freakonomics. (2010, October 29). E-ZPass is a life-saver (literally) [Blog post]. Retrieved from

However example 7.76 of the 6th edition of APA's Publication Manual uses [Web log message]

In any case Bailey in his blog post on Plagiarism Today has some suggestions about how to incorporate properly-formatted citations in blogs.

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