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APA Style Citation Guide 7th Edition

APA Guidance

Date Guidance


Reference List Date Examples
Category Format Example


Year, Month (2023, January)
Year, Month, Day

(2023, January 31) 

Year, Season 

(2023, Winter) 

Not yet published 

(in press)

Retrieval dates (only used for works that evolve)

Retrieved January 31, 2023, from httph:///xxxxx