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MLA Style | APA Style | Other Citation Styles

MLA Style

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Modern Language Association (MLA) style is often used by students in the humanities -- English, history, writing, speech, etc.

Guides below are based on the MLA Handbook, 7th edition.


MLA Online Guides

MLA Handouts - LCC Library

APA Style

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American Psychological Association (APA) style is often used by students in the social sciences -- psychology, sociology, business, nursing, etc.

Guides below are based on the APA Publication Manual, 6th edition.

APA Online Guides

APA Handouts - LCC Library

Other Citation Styles

  • AMA Style - Guide to American Medical Association (AMA) style from College of St. Scholastica.
  • ASA Style - American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide by the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
  • Chicago Style - Quick guide from Chicago Manual of Style website.

Citation Resources

  • KnightCite Citation Maker

    Use this tool to generate citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago Style.

  • Sample Papers

    View sample research papers on Diana Hacker's A Writer's Reference website.

  • MLA.org and APAstyle.org

    Read frequently asked questions about citation styles from the official MLA and APA Web sites.


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