You have a couple of choices when creating in-text citations:
• Use one of the Create-a-Bibliography tools on the CSM library website
• Use Word's References Tab
• Use the citation style manuals: MLA (PE 1478.G53), APA (Ref BF 76.7.P83)
•Use the citation guides found below
General Rules for APA In-Text Citations
(Johnson, 2001) or "Johnson (2001) found that..."
More than one author with same last name
Add first initial
Example: In studies about animal testing, J. Henderson (1999) and M. Henderson (1998) discussed…..
Groups as authors
Use the full name of the group and publication year.
Example: (College of Southern Maryland, 2009)
More than one author
Example: (Smith and Jones, 1999) or (Smith, Jones, and Hanover, 1999)
Three or more authors
Follow the form used in the reference list. Write out all the authors’ names for the first citation in text and abbreviate with “et al.” for subsequent citations.
Example: (Smith, Jones, Hanover and Riley, 1999) then (Smith et al., 1999)
Direct quote or paraphrase
Include the page number(s) the quote or paraphrase appears on in the source.
Example: (Johnston , 2005, p. 12) or (College of Southern Maryland, 2005, pp. 112-114)
Use the first part of the title in place of an author. If citing a book, place title in italics:
Example: (Capital Punishment, 2010) or "In the book Capitol Punishment (2010), the idea that..."
If citing the title of journal article, book chapter, or web page, place the title in quotation marks:
Example: ("About PETA," 2012)