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APA Citation Style, 6th Edition: Journal Article with Seven or More Authors

APA Citation Style

Journal Article- Seven or More Authors & DOI (Electronic or Print)

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General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name et al., year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name et al., year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (repeat for next five authors)... & Last Author's Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx

Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Perera et al., 2016)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Perera et al., 2016, p. 2200)

References:

Perera, K. S., Vanassche, T., Bosch, J., Swaminathan, B., Mundl, H., Giruparajah, M., ... & Yoon, B. W. (2016). Global survey of the frequency of atrial fibrillation–associated stroke embolic stroke of undetermined source global registry. Stroke47(9), 2197-2202. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013378

Journal Article- Seven or More Authors & No DOI (Retrieved Electronically)

Electronic General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name et al., year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name et al., year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (repeat for next five authors)... & Last Author's Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range. Retrieved from URL of journal homepage

Electronic Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Sanfins et al., 2016)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Sanfins et al., 2016, p. 18)

References:

Sanfins, M.D., Borges, L.R., Ubiali, T., Donadon, C., Hein, T.A., Hatzopoulos, S. & Colella-Santos, M.F. (2016). Speech-evoked brainstem response in normal adolescent and children speakers of Brazilian Portuguese. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 90, 12-19. Retrieved from http://www.ijporlonline.com/

Journal Article- Seven or More Authors & No DOI (Print and Electronic Versions)

Print General Format:

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author's Last Name et al., year)

In-Text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Author's Last Name et al., year, page number)

References:

Author's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (repeat for next five authors)... & Last Author's Name, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range. 

Print Examples:

In-text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Sanfins et al., 2016)

In-text Citation (Direct Quote):

(Sanfins et al., 2016, p. 18)

References:

Sanfins, M.D., Borges, L.R., Ubiali, T., Donadon, C., Hein, T.A., Hatzopoulos, S. & Colella-Santos, M.F. (2016). Speech-evoked brainstem response in normal adolescent and children speakers of Brazilian Portuguese. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 90, 12-19. 

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Page References

Citation information has been adapted from the APA Manual (6th Edition). Please refer to pages 198-199 of the APA Manual (6th Edition) for more information.

Helpful Tips

-Include the DOI in the reference if one is assigned.

-If no DOI is assigned and you retrieved the content online, use the home page URL for the journal in the reference.

-If a reference has up to seven authors, include all the author's names in the reference list. 

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