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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

Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. (n.d.). Home [Facebook page]. Facebook. Retrieved October 6, 2020, from 

In-text Citation Guidelines



Parenthetical citation example



Consider this a paraphrased sentence (Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, n.d.).   


Narrative citation example


According to Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (n.d.), "consider this a direct quote".

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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