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How do I do APA citations for multiple entries with the same author and date?

Hi there. I am writing a research paper requiring Citation from the same website with different headings. For example, Whole Foods (2016) website has information about the company, work force, organic foods, etc. In text citation would be "Whole Foods, 2016) for each. Would I put an "a" for company info and a "b" for work force information after the date? For example, Whole Foods, 2016a or "Whole Foods, 2016b.
Last Updated: Jun 07, 2017  |  10289 Views
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Yes, you would put the lower case "a", "b", "c" with the year in both the in-text citation and on your References page.

You would decide which entry gets the "a", "b", "c", and so on by alphabetizing the titles of the sources.

For example, your References page should look like this:

Whole Foods. (2016a). Careers. Retrieved from http://www.websites.com/this_page.html

Whole Foods. (2016b). Leadership team. Retrieved from http://www.website.com/a_different_page.html

Whole Foods. (2016c). Newsroom. Retrieved from http://www.website.com/yet_another_page.html

And your in-text citations would look like this:

Mr. Jones says his company "is really super great and people should work here" (Whole Foods, 2016a, para. 3).

To cite APA style with the same author and date, check out the APA style blog article.

To learn more about APA, visit the APA Help guide. Thank you for using ASK US.

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  1. This answer is the best way to cite your entries for an in-text citation. But manual citation is not an easy method, so I use ama citation format generator. This generator has 100's of citation styles and they cite our sources in seconds.
    by Ernest on Jun 07, 2017.

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