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APA Style Guide: 7th Edition

Journal Article from Website or Library Database, with DOI

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

Reference Information

Hughes, J. L., Brannan, D., Cannon, B., Camden, A. A., & Anthenien, A. M. (2017). Conquering APA style: Advice from APA style experts. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 22(3), 154-162.

In-text Citation Guidelines



Parenthetical citation example



Consider this a paraphrased sentence (Hughes et al., 2017).   


Narrative citation example


According to Hughes et al. (2017), "consider this a direct quote" (p. 13).

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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