Do you list all authors in APA reference?
Three to five authors: List all the authors the first time you cite the work: (Ackermann, Benjes-Small, Brainard, Smith, & Vassady, 2009). After the first time, use only the first author’s name followed by et al.: (Ackermann et al., 2009). Six authors or more: Never use them all in the in-text citation.
Which author goes first in APA?
Rule 6.25 of the Publication Manual directs us to “arrange entries in alphabetical order by the surname of the first author followed by initials of the author’s given name.” We are also instructed to order several works by the same first author by year of publication, the earliest first.
Do you cite authors in alphabetical order for apa?
In APA your reference list always goes in alphabetical order occording to the first piece of information that’s different. If you have multiple authors, then look at the first author for each work you are citing. If they have the same first and second author, then you’d go by the third authorand so on.