There are two parts to every citation, the in-text citation and the reference list citation. Below are the very basics of APA citations. Visit the CapU Library APA Citation guide (linked below) for more information.
The CapU Library APA Citations guide contains many, many examples of citations which you can follow to create your own in-text and reference list citations:
When you use someone else's thoughts, ideas, or words in your own work, you must always include a citation.
The main reasons to cite are to:
There are many different citation styles. In this class, you are asked to use APA citations.
For more information on in-text and reference list APA citations, visit the CapU Library APA Citations Guide.