Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Oct 13, 2017 Views: 2017
Example of In-Text Citation for Multiple Resources by the Same Author, Published in the Same Year:
Several articles (Lenstra, 2017a, 2017b, 2017c; Riggs & Zhang, 2017) address public library trends.
Example of a Bibliography Entry for Multiple Resources by the Same Author, Published in the Same Year:
The three articles by Don Riggs published in 1999 are arranged alphabetically by article title, and the letters a, b, and c are added to the date. For the other article by Riggs and Zhang published in 1999 is arranged alphabetically by the two authors' names so no letter is added after the year of publication. See also the APA Blog posting on this topic.
References example (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):
Lenstra, N. (2017a). Yoga at the public library: An exploratory survey of Canadian and American librarians. Journal Of Library Administration, 57(7), 758-775. doi:10.1080/01930826.2017.1360121
Lenstra, N. (2017b). The community-based information infrastructure of older adult digital learning: A study of public libraries and senior centers in a medium-sized city in the USA. Nordicom Review, 38, 65-77. doi:10.1515/nor-2017-0401
Lenstra, N. (2017c). Agency and ageism in the community-based technology support services used by older adults. First Monday, 22(8), 1. doi:10.5210/fm.v22i18.7559
Lenstra, N., & Baker, K. S. (2017). The Intermediation of community and infrastructure. Library Trends, 65(4), 473.
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You may also want to consider:
- How do I cite a source with no author in APA style (in-text)?
- How do I cite a source with multiple authors in APA style (in-text)?
This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to cite sources in your class assignments and projects.
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Stefanie. (2010). Citing the recurring author with crystal clarity [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2010/10/citing-the-recurring-author-with-crystal-clarity.html
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