Answered By: Vicki Sciuk
Last Updated: Jul 05, 2018     Views: 99

If the material you are citing definitely does not have an author, you would put the title of the article or web entry or report at the beginning of the full reference, where the author normally goes.

You would also use an abbreviated version of the title for your in-text citations.

APA Example:

Title of document [such as book chapter, article, webpage]. (year). Title of where it is found [such as book, magazine, journal or website]. Retrieved from http://URL 

Lung cancer. (2014). Retrieved from

In-Text Citation:  
(Short title of document, year)
(Lung cancer, 2014)

There is a lot of information about APA & MLA citations from the CAS here:

In the APA & MLA brochure links below, look at the boxes called Missing Information? when you don't have a part of your citation.

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