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Citation styles

There are quite a few ways to cite resources in your paper. The citation style usually depends on the academic discipline involved.

APA (American Psychological Association)  often used by Education, Psychology, and Sciences.

MLA (Modern Language Association)  typically used by the Humanities.

Chicago Style (University of Chicago Press)  generally used by History, Business, and some of the Fine Arts.

Check with your instructor to make sure that you are using the appropriate style. And whatever style you choose, be consistent!

APA Style

Purdue Online Writing Lab(OWL) - APA Formatting and Style Guide.

Title: Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.)

Location: Reference

Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2010

MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR CITATION MANUALLY!

MLA

Purdue Online Writing Lab(OWL) - MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Title: MLA handbook (8th ed.)

Hammond Location: Stacks

Westville Location: Reference

Call Number: LB2369 .G53 2016

MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR CITATION MANUALLY!

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