Answered By: Paul Lai
Last Updated: Jul 03, 2023     Views: 11748

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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