Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016     Views: 1140

In APA style, an in-text citation is the in-sentence or parenthetical reference to the author and the publication date of a source. In-text citations appear within the sentences of a text and point the reader to the full source information listed in the References section.

A reference citation is the reference entry at the end of the work. A reference entry lists all the information about the source that is used in the text. 


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