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APA Style Citation: Two or More Authors

Guide to help students using the APA Style Manual

In-Text Two or More Works [6.13]

In-Text Two or More Works [6.13]

  • Write out the authors’ surnames, the date of publication, page and/or paragraph numbers
  • Write the authors’ surnames in alphabetical order and not date of publication order
  • Do not include initials or full names of the authors’ first names
  • When using a narrative, write out the authors’ surnames with the word and
  • When not using a narrative, write out the authors’ surnames and use a semicolon [;] to separate the citations

 

 

Examples of two or more works in narrative and paraphrase:

Heath (1997) and Wallace (2010) noted…

 

Emerson (2009) and Oliver (1987) reported…

 

 

Example of two or more works in paraphrase:

The field of social work covers many areas (Heath, 1997; Wallace, 2010).

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