Q. How do I do a document citation with no page number?
Here's how to cite a reference that does not have a page number:
- In APA, use a paragraph number whenever a page number is not available.
- Furthermore, use a section heading (if available) and then include the number of the paragraph in the given section, such as-Discussion section, para. 1-after listing the author and year in the text.
- You can also give the author and year followed by a comma, then in quotations give the name of the section heading.
(Flores, Hickenlooper, & Saxton, 2016, para. 5).
(Golan, Kuchler, & Krissof, 2015, “Mandatory Labeling Has Targeted,” para. 4).
The References page does not include paragraph numbers.
Visit the APA Help guide for more examples.
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