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Why doesn't APA Style name the title of the resource in the body text?

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APA Style seldom names resources within the body text because that information is available in the references. Instead, the focus is on the author's last name. For example, "Green (2009) found that ...", versus "in his article, What's the answer?, Green (2009) found that...". However, if you must name an article or book title within the body of the text, italicize the title (American Psychological Association, 2010, p. 104).


American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. 

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