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1 MLA & APA A beginners guide

2 Modern Language Association Contents  Include each source that you referenced in your paper Pagination  Insert the page number in the header ½ inch below the top of the page as a continuation from the text Title  Center the title, Works Cited, 1 inch below the top of the page Spacing  Double space throughout the entire Works Cited page Alignment and indentation  Align the first line of each citation with the left margin. Indent subsequent lines ½ inch Ordering  Arrange in alphabetical order. If citation begins with an article (a, an, the), then use the next word.

3 Works Cited Page - MLA

4 Examples - MLA Author (last name, first name). Title of book (must be italicized). City: Publisher, year. Medium. Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar. New York: HarperPerrenial, Print. An article from a book/reference (no author) “Title of article” (must be in quotations). Title of Book (must be italicized). Editors (if indicated). City: Publisher, year. Medium. “Libertarianism”. Political Theories for Students. Eds. Matthew Moskelly and Jaime Noce. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group Inc., Print. Book/Reference (with author, article, & editor) Author (last name, first name). “Title of article” (must be in quotations). Title of Book (must be italicized). Editor(s) if indicated. # of volumes (if multi- volume set). City: Publisher, year. Medium. Taylor, James Stacey. “Euthanasia” Social Issues in America. Ed. James Ciment. 7 vols. Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, Print.

5 Examples - MLA Magazine/Newspaper Article Author (last name, first name). “Title of article” (must be in quotations). Title of Newspaper/Magazine (must be italicized). Date of Magazine/Newspaper (must be in day month year format): page number(s). Medium. Price, S.L. “Unfit to Serve”. Sports Illustrated. 14 Sept. 2009: 34. Print. Newspaper/Magazine Article from Website Author (last name, first name). “Title of article” (must be in quotation). Title of Newspaper/Newspaper (must be italicized). Date of Article (must be in day month year format). Medium. Date of Access (must be in day month year format). Savage, David G. “Lawmakers weigh Patriot Act extension”. Los Angeles Times. 23 Sept Web. 23 Sept Website Author (last name, first name). “Title of Article”. Sponsoring organization (must be italicized). Date of last update (must be in day month year format). Medium. Date of access (must be in day month year format). Grim, Ryan. “GOP Rushes to Defend Insurance Companies from Dem attack”. The Huffington Post Web. 23 Sept

6 American Psychological Association Content  Include the complete and formatted citation information for every source that is referenced in the paper Title  Center, References at the top of your reference list page Alignment and indentation  Align the first line of each citation with the left margin. Indent every subsequent line in the citation Spacing  Double space the entire reference list Ordering  Arrange in alphabetical order. If citation begins with an article (a, an, the), then use the next word. Pagination  Number the pages of your reference list as a continuation from the text.

7 Reference - APA

8 APA Examples Author (last name, first initial). (year). Title of book (must be italicized). City: Publisher. Plath, S. (2005). The Bell Jar. New York: HarperPerrenial. An article from a book/reference (no author) Title of article. (year). In Editor first initial. Last Name (Ed.), Title of Book (must be italicized). City: Publisher. Libertarianism. (2002). In M. Moskelly and J. Noce (Eds.), Political Theories for Students. (pp ) Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group Inc. Book/Reference (with author, article, & editor) Author (last name, first name). “Title of article” (must be in quotations). Title of Book (must be italicized). Editor(s) if indicated. # of volumes (if multi-volume set). City: Publisher, year. Medium. Taylor, J.S. (2003) Euthanasia. In J. Ciment (Ed.), Social Issues in America (Vol. 7, pp ). Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference.


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