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APA 6th Edition

As per example 24 on page 204 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (American Psychological Association, 2010), place the Jr. or III after the author's first initial in the reference. Place a comma between the period of the initial and the Jr. or III (p. 184). 

Example

Lastname, A., Jr. (year). Title of resource. Retrieved from URL

Don't include the Jr. or III in the in-text citation: (Lastname, year, p. X).

Reference

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

APA 7th Edition

Place the Jr. or III after the author's first initials in the reference, and place a comma to separate the initials from the suffix (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 286)

Example

Lastname, A., Jr. (year). Title of resource. Retrieved from URL

Don't include the Jr. or III in the in-text citation: (Lastname, year, p. X).

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000