APA Image Citation

  • Each image must be labeled with a caption with the basic bibliographic information and a figure number (Figure 1, Figure 2)
  • Include the figure number and a title with a legend and caption BELOW the image.
  • if the image is taken from another source, include the citation at the end of the caption.
  • In your paper refer to the image by its number (Figure 1)
  • Each figure must have a full bibliographic entry in your Reference List

Example of in text caption:

Figure 1. [Title of art work/image]by [Artists' first initial. Artists' last name], [date created] ([Book Title Containing Image/or Database/URL], [publication date of book], p. [pages where image is found])

Reference List:

Artists' last name, First Initial. (Year). Title of the artwork. Retrieved from URL/Database.