K9: APA In-Text Citations

K9: APA In-Text Citations: Be sure to follow proper APA format for in-text citations.  See the APA Citation Guide: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/In-Text Citations: The Basics // Purdue Writing Labresource/560/03/

In general, be sure that in-text citation cross-references with the first word in the References list.


       Reading offers people a temporary chance to escape from their lives.  In reference to this escape, Oates (1988) writes, “Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul” (p. 42).



Oates, J.C. (1988). (Woman) writer: occasions and opportunities. Boston: E.P. Dutton.


**See the links for formatting examples of other specific citation scenarios.



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