Use both the author's name, the year of publication and the page number. Remember to include the book or article in your works cited page.
"Marston later came to believe that there is no better form of psychological propaganda than a comic book" (Lepore, 2014, p. 37).
Lepore (2014) notes that "Marston later came to believe that there is no better form of psychological propaganda than a comic book" (p. 37).
For a quotation that is 40 words or more, leave out quotation marks, start the quote on a new line that is indented half an inch from the left margin. Double space the entire quotation.
Paraphrasing (putting the author's idea in your own words) does not need quotation marks. APA style does not require that you include page numbers for paraphrasing but does encourage it.
William Marston later came to regard the comic book as an ideal tool of psychological indoctrination (Lepore, 2014, p. 37).
Lepore notes that William Marston would soon come to view the comic book as an ideal tool of psychological indoctrination (2014, p. 37).
You do not need to list classical religious texts like the Bible in your works cited page but you must include an in-text citation when you quote from it.
Include the book of the bible, the chapter and verse and the name of the edition.
New Jerusalem Bible).
Since the page number of ebooks are not consistent (i.e. they change depending on the device and font settings) you should not use page numbers for in-text citations. One option is to use paragraph numbers if they are provided. (You can also manually count the paragraphs if you wish.)
Winters describes the a summer thunderstorm noting how "the first drops strike their light civic stripes on the pavement" (para. 2).
It is okay to use page numbers in a pdf version of an ebook where the page numbers are consistent with the print version.