Citing Sources – MLA & APA Format

Documentation-APA-May 05  PowerPoint presentation to show you the basics of APA citation, used in science, business, and social science.

Documentation-MLA-Feb2006  PowerPoint presentation to show you the basics of MLA citation, used in English, modern languages, history and the Arts. When given a choice, use MLA, it is the style you use in English and therefore have more experience in using it.

Essay sample with MLA citations – A sample essay with arrows from the embedded citations to the Works Cited in the article.

If you are making a list of sources in MLA, it is called Works Cited. To check your work for errors use the MLA Rubric Rubric MLA style.  If you are making a list of sources in APA, it is called References. To check your work for errors use the APA Rubric Rubric APA style

Sometimes you will be asked to annotate or describe your sources. For instructions on writing an annotated source list look here Annot Bib_handout

 

 

 

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