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APA 6th Edition Citation Examples: In-Text Citations

The entire work

(Smith, 2004)

A specific page

(Smith, 2004, p. 39)

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

Smith (2004, p. 39) claims that...

Use only the date or date and page number.

An online 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,

More info

See Publication Manual, pp. 174-179.