It's important to cite sources in order to:
How can you use someone else's ideas in your work? There are three ways, all of which require a citation:
The American Psychological Association (APA) citation style requires two elements: in-text citations and a reference list.
Citing a journal article, step-by-step:
Be sure to indent lines after the first (called a hanging indent).
Walters, J. E., & Wallis, D. (2021). Characteristics and organizational capacity of nonprofits in rural, persistently poor Southern counties in the United States. Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs, 7(3), 390-416. https://doi.org/10.20899/jpna.7.3.390-416