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APA Style

A quick overview of how to use the APA Style and examples of in-text citations and references for a variety of different sources.

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Books

Articles

Web & Social Media

Other Source Types

Examples of In-Text Citations and References for Books

Examples of In-Text Citations and References for Articles

Note: Formatting of multiple authors follows the same format as books. DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier (learn more about DOIs). 

Examples of In-Text Citations and References for Web and Social Media

Note: Formatting of multiple authors follows the same format as books. For electronic versions of books and articles (journals, magazines, and newspapers) see the respective section for that format.


Note: These are not included in the Works Cited list and should be cited parenthetically.

Examples of In-Text Citations and References for Other Sources

Note: Formatting of multiple authors follows the same format as books and articles.