Indirect quotes (i.e. a source quoted within another source)
Refer to APA's Secondary sources or consult the guide directly for more information (Section 8.6, Primary and Secondary Sources, p. 258).
Reference list example:
Coltheart, M., Curtis, B., Atkins, P., & Haller, M. (1993). Models of reading aloud: Dual-route and parallel-distributed-processing approaches. Psychological Review, 100, 589-608. https://doi-org./10.1037/0033-295X.100.4.589
Reference in text example:
Seidenberg and McClelland's study showed (as cited in Coltheart, Curtis, Atkins, & Haller, 1993) that [...]
- What you have consulted, in hand, (Coltheart) is "the secondary source," and the original work that has been cited in that source (Seidenberg) is "the primary source."
- For the in-text citation, name the primary source (Seidenberg), and give the citation to the secondary source using the format: ("as cited in...") see highlighted section in above example.
- In the reference list give the secondary source according to its category type (the one you have in hand; the one you consulted).
- Scholars are recommended to find the original work to read and cite, if possible.