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MLA & APA
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MLA & APA
What is the difference between MLA and APA? MLA is used primarily in english and the humanities, such as art or philosophy. APA is used primarily in the social sciences such as psychology, and also is used in nursing, education, and business.
This site will help you cite websites, journals, books, images, personal interview, even social media! It is free and has no ads.
It does NOT give you in-text citations.
MLA Basics - In-Text Citations
Contains examples to commons in-text citations in MLA format
More detailed information on in-text citations with different sources including non-print sources, indirect sources, multivolume sources, authors with the same last name, and so forth.
APA Basics - In-Text Citations
Contains examples to commons in-text citations in APA format (this is still using the 6th edition - the multiple authors section is incorrect in this - for more than 3 authors, use the name of the first author followed by "et al.")
For example: TICHENOR, MERCEDES; PIECHURA, KATHY; DIEDRICHS, ROBIN; HEINS, ELIZABETH published in 2020 would be (Tichenor et al., 2020)
More detailed information on in-text citations with different sources including personal communication, indirect sources, electronic sources, sources without page numbers, and so forth. (7th edition)
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