Q. What are the basic elements of an APA reference and in-text citation?
There are 4 pieces to an APA reference. Each one is separated by a period or full stop. An APA reference answers 4 questions about the resource: Who, When, What, Where.
Author. (Date). Title of item. Retrieval information.
There are 2 pieces to an APA in-text citation.
For more information, visit the APA style guide: