What does et al mean in APA?

“Et al.” is short for the Latin term “et alia,” meaning “and others.” It is used in academic citations when referring to a source with multiple authors: Different citation styles have different rules for when to use “et al.” Below, we explain the rules for APA, MLA, and Chicago.

How do I cite a review in APA?

To cite a review in APA, you will need the author of the review, date of the review, and title of the review. You also need to provide information about the book, film, or magazine the review is reviewing. Therefore, you’ll include in brackets what was reviewed, title, and author.

How do you cite a peer reviewed article in APA 7th edition?

Journal Article

  1. Author(s).
  2. (Year).
  3. Title of the article.
  4. Title of the Journal, Note: Italicize and capitalize each word in the journal.
  5. Volume Note: Italicize the journal volume.
  6. (Issue), Note: If there is a issue number in addition to a volume number, include it in parentheses.
  7. Page range.

How do you cite et al?

The abbreviation “et al.” (meaning “and others”) is used to shorten in-text citations with three or more authors. Here’s how it works: Only include the first author’s last name, followed by “et al.”, a comma and the year of publication, for example (Taylor et al., 2018).

How do you cite a peer reviewed article?

Citations for scholarly articles should include the following:

  1. Name of Author(s)
  2. Year of Publication.
  3. Full Title of Article.
  4. Title of Journal (italicized)
  5. Volume Number of Journal.
  6. Page Numbers of Article.

How do you cite et al in APA 6th edition?

Punctuation in APA in-text citations

  1. When using the abbreviation “et al.,” always include a period (“.”).
  2. Include a comma between “et al.” and the publication date (e.g. Taylor et al., 2018).
  3. There should be no punctuation between “et al.” and the author’s name preceding it.