Answered By: Cassie Sampson, Education & General Education Librarian
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2018     Views: 18809

For the reference entry, input all author names in the order that they appear in the publication -- Author's Last Name, First Initial. Middle Initial., -- up until you have a source with 7 or more authors. If you have 7 or more authors, use a comma followed by an ellipses   . . .  after the 6th author's name, followed by the final author's name. For example:

Taylor, J. V., Morrison, V., Miller, S. H., Tyler, S. V., McCartney, J. P., Robertson, J. R., . . . Springsteen, B. F.

      (2015). Collaboration in rock music: My made up title. New York, NY: Fake Publishing.

See the APA Guide below for more examples of citing a source with multiple authors. 

See also:

Multiple levels/tiers of government agencies

Multiple corporate authors:


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