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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples: In-Text Citations

The entire work

(Smith, 2004)

A specific page or page range

(Smith, 2004, p. 39)

(Smith, 2004, pp. 39-40)

If the author's name is included in the text of the sentence where the citation takes place

Smith (2004) claimed that previous research was flawed (p. 39).

Use only the date or the date and page number.

An article with no page numbers

(Myers, 2000, para. 5)

(Beutler, 2000, Conclusion section, para. 1)

Use abbreviation "para." followed by the paragraph number you are citing. When possible, specify a section of the article.

Citing multiple authors

See Authors.

Audio and video sources

(Jackson, 2015, 2:12)

You have the option to use an audio or video time stamp in an in-text citation to indicate the exact source of a quote or paraphrase.

More info

See Publication Manual, pp. 253-278.