In-text citations, or parenthetical citations, must be included in the main text of your paper. Insert a citation immediately after any information you take from another source.
APA in-text citations require the author's last name and the year of publication. The page number is also required for direct quotes.
Elizabeth I was also known by the nickname Gloriana (Letellier, 2009).
Elizabeth "was the kind of person who translated Italian poetry into Latin – for fun" (Letellier, 2009, p. 17).
Letellier (2009) discusses Elizabeth I as his own rolemodel.
Letellier (2009) deems Elizabeth "undeniably a nerd's diva" (p. 16).
For more information, see the Excelsior OWL's section on APA in-text citations.
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