What does DATE OF accessed mean?


  1. What does DATE OF accessed mean?
  2. What is the accessed date of an article?
  3. Do I need to cite date accessed?
  4. Why is the access date important?

What does DATE OF accessed mean?

It would be the date that you found the information you ended up using.

What is the accessed date of an article?

Sources such as journal articles, eBooks or multimedia resources accessed online must have an access date (the date that you viewed the article or eBook) added to the record.

Do I need to cite date accessed?

APA Style usually does not require an access date. You never need to include one when citing journal articles, e-books, or other stable online sources.

Why is the access date important?

For Wikipedia, if you know the date, you can find the exact version. If you don’t, then who knows what changes will have taken place since you cited it.