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03/17/2021

How do you cite multiple authors in APA format in a paper?

How do you cite multiple authors in APA format in a paper?

Multiple Authors2 Authors: Always cite both authors’ names in-text everytime you reference them. Example: Johnson and Smith (2009) found…6 or More Authors: If a document has six or more authors, simply provide the last name of the first author with “et al.” from the first citation to the last. Example: Thomas et al.

How do you cite 3 or more authors?

NOTE: The in-text citation for works with three or more authors is shortened to the first author’s name followed by et al. and the year. References: Author Surname, First Initial.

How many authors do you need to use et al?

In APA Style in-text citations, when a source has two authors, list both. When there are three or more authors, cite the first author followed by “et al.” APA does not recommend using “et al.” in the reference list. Instead, list up to 20 authors in full.

How do you cite two authors in text?

A Work by Two Authors: Name both authors in the signal phrase or in parentheses each time you cite the work. Use the word “and” between the authors’ names within the text and use the ampersand in parentheses.

How do you cite 3 authors in text MLA?

Sources with three or more authors For works with three or more authors, include the last name of the first author followed by et al (see the MLA Handbook p. 116 for more information). For example: Marscot et al.