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How Do I Verbally Cite a Source?

APA-style does not necessarily prescribe a method for verbally citing sources. The following examples indicate general practice for citing source verbally. 

 

Books & Journal Articles

In the book, "Organization change," Burked indicated......

McKaughan, in the article," Faith through the dark of night," stated that.........

 

Reference Works

Butler, in the Word biblical commentary on Joshua, noted that........

In the Encyclopedia of religion and the law in America, the "medical treatment" article defined...

Wigfield, Eccles, and Pintrich, in the article, "Development between the ages of 11 and 25," stated that....

 

Web Documents, TedTalks, and YouTube Videos

In the online document, "7 things you should know about open educational resources," Educause defined....

Wood, in the TedTalk, "Why it's worth listening to people you don't agree with," indicated that....

PatrickJMT, in the YouTube video, "Statistics-calculating variance," demonstrated.....