Answered By: Gabe [Research & Writing Studio]
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019     Views: 58

According to the APA Manual, 6th Edition, page 175:

"When a work has six or more authors, cite only the surname of the first author followed by 'et al.' and the year for the first and subsequent citations."

Example:

According to Smith et al., citations can be fun and rewarding (2019). 

Another great resource to use when formatting citations is Purdue OWL. Here is a link to the page on in-text citations for author/authors in APA.

 

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