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APA Style Center for Health Sciences: In Text Citation

Basic Format

Basic Format

(Last Name, Publication Year).

Lacking an Element

("No Author Put Title," Publication Year).

(Last Name, n.d.).

Direct Quotes

(Last Name, Publication Year, p. #)

(Last Name, Publication Year, pp. #)

(Last Name, Publication Year, para. #)

Signal Phrase

According to Allen (2022) this workshop is great.

According to Allen (2022) "this workshop is great" (p. 3).


Citing References In-Text

Citing References in Text

Learn how to cite references in the text, including how to implement the basic formats, cite multiple works, achieve clarity, and format references with missing author and/or date information.

APA 7 In-Text Citations

Multiple Authors