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APA Citation Style Guide (6th Ed.): Two Authors

This guide contains examples of common citation formats in APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Article with Two Authors

General Format 

      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname & Author Surname, Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname & Author Surname, Year, page number)
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial., & Author Surname, First Initial. Second 
            Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(issue), page range.
            doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx OR Retrieved from URL of journal home page [if available].  
Example 1
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
      (Eliot & Olver, 2009)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Eliot & Olver, 2009, p. 630)
      Eliot, J.A. & Olver, I.N. (2009) Hope, life, and death: A qualitative analysis of dying
             cancer patients' talk about hope. Death Studies, 7, 609-638.
             doi: 10.1080/07481180903011982
Example 2
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Sillick & Schutte, 2006)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Sillick & Schutte, 2006, p. 43)
      Sillick, T. J., & Schutte, N. S. (2006). Emotional intelligence and self-esteem mediate
            between perceived early parental love and adult happiness. E-Journal of Applied
            Psychology, 2(2), 38-48. Retrieved from