APA Style, 6th Edition

HOW TO CITE AN IMAGE OR DIAGRAM IN THE SMART DATABASE

Author, A. (Role, e.g. Artist) or Organization (Date of Publication). Title of image in sentence case and italics [Format in square brackets]. Retrieved from Name database

Formatted example:

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

1) Author and year of publication placed in brackets at the end of the sentence or next to the image. 

(Nucleus Medical Media, 2015).

2) Alternatively, the citation may be integrated into the sentence with a signal phrase and narrative. You may (but are not required) to include the image title:

This image, Anatomy of the Brain, shows the cerebrum is located directly above the frontal lobe (Nucleus Medical Media, 2015). 


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INTERVIEW, PRESENTATION, or PERSONAL COMMUNICATION (Unpublished)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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Example image in database:

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