|No Author||If no author given, move the title to author position; alphabetize entry by title.||“Nursing techniques.” (2020).|
|1 Author||Last Name, 1st initial. 2nd initial.||Taylor, J. L.|
|2 Authors||Last Name, 1st initial. 2nd initial., & Last Name, 1st initial. 2nd initial.||Taylor, J. L., & Fields, M. L.|
|3 to 20 Authors||
Provide surnames and initials for up to and including 20 authors.
|Taylor, J. L., Jones, B. L., & Cox, X. Q.|
|21+ Authors||If source has 21 or more authors, after the 19th author, insert an ellipses (no ampersand) (…) and then the final author’s name.||
Apple, A., Bell, A. B., Copeland, A. B., Dennis, A. B., Edwards, A. B., Fant, A. B., Gaunt, A. B., Howard, A. B., Iachetta, A. B., Jones, A. B., Knuth, A. B., Lewis, A. B., McCarthy, A. B., Newberry, A. B., Orange, A. B., Plath, A. B., Quan, A. B., Reid, A. B., Stewart, A. B., . . . Zabel, R.
|Hyphenated||When given names are hyphenated, retain the hyphen and include a period after each initial byt no space.||Taylor, A.-J.,|
|Suffixes||Use commas to separate initials and suffixes such as Jr. and III||Smith, A. A.., Jr., & Taylor, B. B.|
|Group Author (organization, association, company, etc.)||Write out in full (don’t use abbreviations).||American Psychological Association.|