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APA Referencing

Citing sources in APA format


Place the copyright statement in the table or figure note as shown below. A corresponding references list citation in addition to the copyright statement must also be given.


From [or Adapted from] Title of Webpage, by A. B. Author and C, D. Author, year, Website Name (DOI or URL).Copyright [year] by Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or Adapted] with permission. 

* Note: Do not use the permission statement if you have not asked for or have been given permission.

Example Copyright Statement

From The Top 10 Causes of Death, by World Health Organization, 2018 ( Copyright 2020 by World Health Organization.

(See more copyright statement examples in sample tables and figures in the APA manual: p. 198 section 7.7 (notes on reprinting tables and figures); p. 218 (table); pp. 235, 250 (figures).

Example References List Citation

World Health Organization. (2018, May 24). The top 10 causes of death.


American Psychological Association. (2019). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). 037/0000165-000

APA Style. (2019). Sample figures [Sample line graph].