Q. How do you use quotation marks and in-text citations?


To use a quote in quotation marks, place an in-text citation after the quotation marks which contains:

  • The author's last name
  • The year the work was published
  • Page number on which the quote appears.


"Companies that operate internationally must evaluate the performance of their employees" (McDonald, 2018, p. 305).

The References page would look like this:

McDonald, L. (2018) International Business. Cincinnati, OH: Southwestern Educational Publishing.

Find more information in the APA Help Guide.

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  • Last Updated Oct 30, 2019
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