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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 (2013) website has information about the company, work force, organic foods, etc. In text citation would be "Whole Foods, 2013) for each. Would I put an "a" for company info and a "b" for work force information after the date? For example, Whole Foods, 2013a or "Whole Foods, 2013b.
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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. (2013a). Careers. Retrieved from http://www.websites.com/this_page.html

Whole Foods. (2013b). Leadership team. Retrieved from http://www.website.com/a_different_page.html

Whole Foods. (2013c). 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, 2013a, para. 3).

For more information on how to cite APA style with the same author and date, check out the APA style blog article on this topic.

If you need additional assistance with APA, you can contact your Campus Librarians or check out Baker's APA Help guide. Thank you for using ASK US.

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