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APA STYLE IN-TEXT CITATIONS

AUTHOR - DATE METHOD

This passage is from the book, Steal This Music: How Intellectual Property Law Affects Musical Creativity, by Joanna Demers:

exact passage
America's information and entertainment industries are entrenched in a fierce debate concerning the moral rights and economic incentive rationalization for copyright.

paraphrased passage
A debate is raging within the information and entertainment industries concerning moral rights versus the economic rationalization for copyright.

There are two ways to cite the paraphrased passage within the text.

parenthetical at end of sentence
A debate is raging within the information and entertainment industries concerning moral rights versus the economic rationalization for copyright (Demers, 2006).

author's name as a part of text
According to Demers (2006), a debate is raging within the information and entertainment industries concerning moral rights versus the economic rationalization for copyright.

full APA citation in the References list
Demers, J. (2006). Steal this music: How intellectual property law affects musical creativity. Athens,GA:
The University of Georgia Press.

When quoting the passage exactly as it appears in the book, you must also include the page number and enclose the passage in quotation marks.

" America's information and entertainment industries are entrenched in a fierce debate concerning the moral rights and economic incentive rationalization for copyright" (Demers, 2006, p. 13).

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