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What do I need to include in an APA in-text citation?

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APA in-text citations should include both the author's last name and the year of publication.  If you are including a direct quote from the source, you should also include the page number.

Examples:

Findings have suggested that the earth is round (Smith, 2001).

Smith (2001) has suggested that the earth is round.

"Evidence from my years of exhaustive research forces me to conclude that the earth is of a spherical shape" (Smith, 2001, p. 99).

Smith (2001) has stated: "Evidence from my years of exhaustive research forces me to conclude that the earth is of a spherical shape" (p. 99).

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