APA: In-text citations
Last Updated: Dec 13, 2022 Views: 318

An in-text citation is a label that you include alongside the text in your paper. It tells the reader that the section of text comes from an outside source.

Here are some resources to help you format in-text citations using APA Style:

  • Visit the Citing and Referencing Sources guide for APA resources. This includes the APA Style Manual (ACOV APA Style Manual 2022) and links to APA tutorials and citation guides.
  • Check out Module 3: Incorporating Sources in the Citing and Referencing Sources guide. This interactive online activity will teach you how to incorporate information through direct quotations and paraphrasing. It also provides guidelines for formatting in-text citations.
  • Attend the APA Citation Style pt. 1. In-text Citations workshop with the Library Learning Lab. This workshop will introduce the concept of in-text citations. It will also explain how to apply APA rules to quotes, paraphrases, and multiple author names.

For additional tips and information on citing your sources, visit the How To Cite module in The Learning Portal.

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