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Last Updated: May 13, 2015     Views: 5609

When the quotation is more than 40 words in text, do not use quotation marks, but indent the quotation into its own block of text. Example:

Miele (1993) found the following:
The “placebo effect,” which had been verified in previous studies, disappeared when behaviors were studied in this manner. Furthermore, the behaviors were never exhibited again [italics added], even when reel [sic] drugs were administered. (p. 276)

See more about in text citations on the Formatting, Tips & Sample Papers tab of the Cite APA Style LibGuide (link below).

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