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APA Style Guide: 7th Edition

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Examples of formatting an in-text citation for this item are outlined below:

Reference Information

British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development. (2016, June 1). Children and youth in care: Hotel placements. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/family-and-social-supports/services-supports-for-parents-with-young-children/reporting-monitoring/00-public-ministry-reports/special_report_children_and_youth_in_care_hotel_placements.pdf

In-text Citation Guidelines

Examples                                                                                                           

1.

Initial citation, in parentheses

*Abbreviate long government or organization names, if possible, as shown

 

 

Consider this a paraphrased sentence (British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development [MCFD], 2016).   

2.

Subsequent citations, in parentheses

 

Consider this a paraphrased sentence (MCFD, 2016).   

3.

Initial citation, narrative

*Abbreviate long government or organization names, if possible, as shown

 

According to the British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD, 2016), "consider this a direct quote" (p. 2).

4.

Subsequent citations, narrative

 

According to MCFD (2016), "consider this a direct quote" (p. 2).

Remember, in-text citation formatting may change depending on a number of factors.

See Number of Authors, Publication Date, and Page/Paragraph Number or Heading for more information.  

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