APA Style, 6th Edition

HOW TO CITE AN ARTICLE FROM CANADIAN POINTS OF VIEW DATABASE

Author, A. (Year of publication). Title of article in sentence case: Capitalize first word of subtitle. Retrieved from Name database

Formatted example:

There are two options for citing this source in-text:

1) Last name of author, year of publication, and paragraph number (if there are no page numbers available) are placed in brackets at the end of the sentence:

(Beauvais, 2014, para. 2).

2) Alternatively, the citation may be integrated into the sentence with a signal phrase:

According to Beauvais (2014), "recreational marijuana usage has relatively benign effects" (para. 2).


APA rules for in-text citation change depending on the number/type of author(s). Count the authors and follow the rule below:

Work with ONE author
Work with TWO authors
Work with THREE to FIVE authors
Work with SIX or more authors
Work with a GROUP, ORGANIZATION or CORPORATE author
Work with NO author specified
INTERVIEW, PRESENTATION, or PERSONAL COMMUNICATION (Unpublished)
SECONDARY SOURCE (A source found inside a source)
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