How to correctly cite?

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For every in-text citation in your paper, there must be a corresponding entry in your reference list. APA in-text citation style uses the author’s last name and the year of publication, for example: (Field, 2005). For direct quotations, include the page number as well, for example: (Field, 2005, p. 14).

How do you cite APA with two authors?

A Work by Two Authors

Name both authors in the signal phrase or in parentheses each time you cite the work. Use the word “and” between the authors’ names within the text and use the ampersand in parentheses.

How do you cite 2 authors in APA 7th edition?

For a work with one or two authors, include the author name(s) in every citation. For a work with three or more authors, include the name of only the first author plus “et al.” in every citation, including the first citation, unless doing so would create ambiguity.

Do you cite co authors in APA?

Works by two authors should list the last names and first initials separated by an ampersand (&). These names should be followed by the date of publication enclosed in parentheses. If the work is a journal article, the title of the article should immediately follow the publication date.

How do you cite a co author?

Author Formats

  1. List first author with the last name first. Examples: Smith, John D. …
  2. Two authors are separated by a comma after the first author and the word and. Example: Smith, John D., and Rosemary L. …
  3. Only the first author’s name is inverted. …
  4. List up to two (2) authors; above that number, use the first and et al.
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