Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2017     Views: 330

When you want to cite a specific part of a resource in-text in APA style, cite the specific page, chapter, figure, table, or equation at the appropriate point in your text. Note that p. is used for page, but words like Chapter are not abbreviated. See APA p. 179, 6.19 for additional information. For example:

(Jones, 2011, p. 5)
(Cromwell, 2016, Table 1.1)  
(Harper, 2001, Chapter 7)

When a citation appears in a parenthetical comment, use commas to set off the date. See APA (6th ed.), p. 179 for additional information. For example:

(see Table 2-C of National Center for Primate Research, 2000, for complete data)
(see Figure 5 of Brown, Harper, & McKay, 1984, for complete data)

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For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing paraphrased information in APA Style.

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This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to a part of a source in your class assignments and projects.

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