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APA Referencing

Citing sources in APA format

Pattern 4: With Colon

Independent clause (subject + verb) + colon (:) + paraphrased or quoted text


Vezeau (1994) warns against generalizing the story: "it is solely exploration and never prescribes" (p. 168).*

Source for example sentence

*Gazza, E. A., & Hunker, D. F. (2012). Facilitating scholarly writer development: The writing scaffold. Nursing Forum, 47(4), 278-285.