Citation allows the writer to acknowledge other contributions to their work, and how the existing literature relates to that work. In APA Style, citations are provided within the text.
References provide the reader with the information necessary to find and retrieve each work that is cited in the text. References consist of four main elements, in this order:
Follow this general format when creating references, even if you cannot find a specific example.
Here is a citation for a journal article showing these elements:
1Trakhtenberg, E.C. 2(2008).3 The effects of guided imagery on the immune system: A critical review. 4International Journal of Neuroscience, 118(6), 839-855. http://doi.org/fxfsbq
Using APA Style in a presentation (e.g. PowerPoint)
Examples for most types of references are in Chapter 10, pages 313-352 of the Publication Manual, and many are available on the site below:
Common References Examples
Examples for Images
Citing images is a bit different and requires a few more considerations than other works. The page linked below goes into more detail about citation and references for images.
To help manage citations and quickly format reference lists, you may want to use citation management software. FNU provides access to RefWorks, and free programs are available as well.