This page covers some basic examples of APA in-text citations. For more complete information, see the resources listed in the box to the right.
To view a paper formatted for APA, including in text citations and a reference list at the end, see the APA Sample Paper from the OWL at Purdue.
Elements Needed (in the order given) -
(Last Name, Year)
Example Book (Print or Online) Two Authors, Specific Page -
(Miller & Miller, 1998, p.55).
Example Website, Organization as Author -
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2014) <------First in-text citation for source, next in-text citation, can just use (CDC, 2014)
This guide is meant as a general overview. For more in-depth help, please use the following resources, review the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, or contact an LPC librarian.