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APA citation style - 7th edition

Citing specific parts (pages, sections, & paragraphs)

  • To cite a specific part of a source, indicate the page, chapter, figure, table or equation at the appropriate point in the text:
    (Czapiewski & Ruby, 1995, p. 10)
    (Wilmarth, 1980, Chapter 3)
  • For electronic sources that do not provide page numbers, provide a heading or section name, abbreviated heading or section name, paragraph number, or a combination of heading name and paragraph number.
    (Myers, 2000, para. 5)
    (Bruce, 2020, “Why Individual Research Consultations” section)
    (Beutler, 2000, Conclusion section, para. 1)
  • For audiovisual works, such as TEDTalks, provide the time stamp of where the quote begins.
    "... we first of all need to consider emotional intelligence as a crucial skill in our society..." (Hacker, 2018, 6:10)
Updated: Tuesday 14 July 2020
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