APA Style uses in-text citations and reference lists to guide the reader/viewer/audience member to the sources used to create the item. References should contain at least these four base elements:
The format and type of source impacts what is and isn't included in the reference. See the examples below.
APA Style is not just in-text citing and a list of references. It also includes the formatting of your paper. Here are some of the basics elements. For examples, consult the APA FAQ of sample papers. Ask your professor about including a title page, they may not require it.
Click on the arrows to the right for reference and citation examples for each type of source