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APA – Citing Sources

In-text citations

Basic Styles

Author type Parenthetical citation Narrative citation
One author (Luna, 2020) Luna (2020)
Two authors (Salas & D'Agostino, 2020) Salas and D'Agostino (2020)
Three or more authors (Martin et al., 2020) Martin et al. (2020)

Group author with
First citation

(National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], 2020)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH, 2020)

Group author with
Subsequent citations

(NIMH, 2020)

NIMH (2020)

Group author without

(Stanford, 2020)

Stanford (2020)

From American Psychological Association. (2020) Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). (p. 266)

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