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*MLA & APA Citations for a Works Cited page Miss Amorin
Why do we need a WORKS CITED page? To give credibility to sources used. To avoid plagiarism. To practice ethical conduct- taking from others is not morally correct. Give credit to the sources applied in essay, project, video, etc… (Works Cited = Bibliography)
There are different types of formats used when citing sources. Most commonly used are: MLA Modern Language Association (more common for literature, writing, and history) APA American Psychology Association (more common for science and psychology courses)
What do we need a Works Cited for? Primarily, to cite: -Books -Internet Articles -Magazines references -Newspaper articles/information -“Quotes” -Images/videos/media -Literary criticism -Paraphrased research -Etc…
CITING is also CRUCIAL for….
*MLA Format - INTERNET/WEBSITE* Author’s last name, first name (if available). “Title of Article.” Title of Website Copyright date (if available). Date of Visitation to website- day Month year. Example) Fox, Maggie. “Drug Resistant Bugs a Global Threat, Who Says?” NBC News: Health/Health News 2014. 30 April 2014.
Where do we find the information needed for a citation for an internet article? In the article--
Write a MLA citation for an internet article:
*APA Format Internet/website* Format: Author’s last name, initials for first and middle name. (copyright date- if available- Year, month day). Title of Article. Title of Website (italicized). Retrieved Month, day, year from web source. Example) Fox, M. (2014). Drug Resistant Bugs a Global Threat, Who Says? NBC News: Health/Health News. Retrieved April 20, 2014, from
Write a APA citation for an internet article:
WHERE does the Works Cited page belong? At the END of the paper or the last page Citations belong in alphabetical order, regardless if there is no author available.