APA Style, 6th Edition

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Author, A. & Author, B. (Date of publication). Title of article in sentence case. Title of Source/Publication in mixed case and italics. Retrieved from Name database

Formatted Example:

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

1) Last names of authors, year of publication, and paragraph number or section heading (if there are no page numbers) placed in brackets at the end of the sentence: 

(Schub & Pilgrim, 2016, "Facts and Figures").

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

According to Schub and Pilgrim (2016), hypertension affects about 1 billion persons worldwide ("Facts and Figures"). 


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INTERVIEW, PRESENTATION, or PERSONAL COMMUNICATION (Unpublished)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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