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APA 6th referencing guide: More than one work cited

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More than one work cited

Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a reference where you cite two or more works within the same parentheses in the body of your work and in the reference list at the end.

In text citations

If you cite two or more works within the same parentheses they should be in alphabetical order of author. 


...(Ashley, Kibbe, & Thornton, 2014; Kwiecinski & Rothschild, 2016).

Arrange two or more works by the same authors (in the same order) by year of publication. Give the authors' last names once; for each subsequent work, give only the date.


...(Davies, 2008, 2010, 2012).

Reference list

Last name, Initial(s)., & last name, initial(s). (Year). Article title. Journal title in italics, Volume number in italics(issue or part number if needed), page numbers.


Ashley, C., Kibbe, S., & Thornton, S. (2014). Experiential learning in second Life: A simulation in retail management. Atlantic

            Marketing Journal, 3(2), 94-113.

Kwiecinski, J., & Rothschild, B. (2016). No rheumatoid arthritis in ancient Egypt: A reappraisal. Rheumatology International, 36, 891-895.