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How do you in text cite a journal article with multiple authors?

For a work with three or more authors, include only the first author, followed by a comma, and the words et al and ending ith a period. Woks Cited List: Author Surname, First Name, et al. “Article Title: Subtitle.” Journal Title, vol., issue no., page range.

How do you cite a journal with a lot of authors?

Multiple Authors2 Authors: Always cite both authors’ names in-text everytime you reference them. Example: Johnson and Smith (2009) found…6 or More Authors: If a document has six or more authors, simply provide the last name of the first author with “et al.” from the first citation to the last. Example: Thomas et al.

Do you have to cite all authors in APA?

Specifically, articles with one or two authors include all names in every in-text citation; articles with three, four, or five authors include all names in the first in-text citation but are abbreviated to the first author name plus et al.

Can you use et al in reference list?

The term “al.” is an abbreviation of “alii” and, the entire phrase “et al.” always follows at least one person’s name, job position, or title. With that said, “et al.” replaces author names in endnotes, footnotes, and in-text citations; however, it is NOT used in reference lists!