Citing the CDC website

In your reference list:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010).  Nutrition. Retrieved


First in-text citation:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; 2010)

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2010)

Subsequent in-text citations:

The CDC (2010)

(CDC, 2010) 


In addition to the information provided here, refer to page 186 in the APA Manual (Sixth Edition) for how to cite and reference nonroutine information and titles. 

CDC website

Citing Yourself

Course Materials

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ERIC Document

eReader (Kindle, Nook, etc.)

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Sources with the Same Author and Same Year

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