Answered By: Kathryn Park Last Updated: May 03, 2016 Views: 711
APA requires that any quotation over 40 words be started on a new line, indented .5 inches from the margin, double spaced without quotation marks, essentially a block quote. Here's how:
- Hit enter before the first word of the quote, and after the last word of the quote
- Highlight the text
- Right click and select paragraph
- Under indent change left to .5"
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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