Answered By: Sabine Dantus
Last Updated: Jul 10, 2018     Views: 31

According to APA, any image used in your assignment requires a caption. If the image is not your own work it also requires an in-text citation to the original source. Here is how you would cite in-text:

•    The word Figure (with a capital letter and in italics)
•    A number (from 1, in numerical order)
•    A title for the figure or brief description of the work 

Under the image:

Figure 1. Radio-Controlled Cars in the United States (Smith, Williams, & Joyner, 2011, p.11).

The in-text citation for the reference of the source (if not your own work), should include the author(s), date and page number for the source, i.e. (Smith, Williams, & Joyner, 2011, p.11). 

Since it's 3 or more authors in this book, every citation afterward is known as (Smith et al., 2011, p. 11).

If you got the image from:

•    A BOOK, reference it as you would a quotation from a book
•    A JOURNAL, reference as you would a quotation from a journal
•    A WEB PAGE, reference it as you would a quotation from a web page

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