Q. How do you use et al. correctly?
Et al. is used when citing a source by three or more authors.
To see examples of how to use et al. correctly:
- Visit the APA Help Guide.
- Click References and In-text Citation Examples
- Click the drop down by Books
- See authors - three to five or authors - six or more.
Helpful hint: In et al., et should not be followed by a period, but al. should be followed by a period.
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