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Referencing Style Guide: Three or more authors

This guide explains how to reference according to the APA 6th Edition.

Three or more Authors - Reference List

Shilbury, D., Westerbeek, H., Quick, S., Funk, D., & Karg, A. (2014). Strategic sport marketing (4thed.). Crows Nest, NSW:  Allen & Unwin.

Note: When a work has up to seven authors, cite all authors. When a work has eight authors or more, provide the names of the first six authors then insert three ellipsis points and the last author’s name.

Surname, A. B., Surname, C. D., Surname, E. F., Surname, G. H., Surname, I. J., Surname, K. L. ... Surname, O. P. (Year). Book title: Subtitle. Place of publication: Publisher.

Three or more Authors - In-Text Citation

First Citation
Shilbury, Westerbeek, Quick, Funk and Karg (2014) indicate that ...

Subsequent citations
Shilbury et al. (2014)

Note: Cite all authors in the first citation, cite only the surname of the first author followed by et al. in the following citations.

For works with six or more authors cite only the surname of the first author followed by et al.