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Where Do I Start?: How to cite things

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Getting Started with APA

APA 7th Edition

Journal Article Citation:

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of article: Subtitle of article. Title of Journalvolume number(issue number),

          page numbers. doi: or URL of the journal's home page.

Basic APA In-Text Citation Example- Author and Date:

(Author Name, Year of publication)

 The effects of the study have been demonstrated in the trials (Abrams & Evans, 2007).

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Getting Started with MLA

MLA 9th Edition Examples (Reference Book Coming Soon!)

Journal Article Citation:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal, Volume, Issue, Year, pages.

Bagchi, Alaknanda. "Conflicting Nationalisms: The Voice of the Subaltern in Mahasweta Devi's Bashai Tudu." Tulsa Studies in

Women's Literature, vol. 15, no. 1, 1996, pp. 41-50.


Basic MLA In-Text Citation Example

Parenthetical citations typically go at the end of a sentence that quote, paraphrases, or refers to a source. Closing punctuation for that sentence goes after the citation. Each item cited in your text should have a corresponding item in your bibliography.

Standard citation
List the author's last name followed by a page number: (Barron 194).

Already mentioned the author's name in the sentence?
Omit the author's name from the citation: (194).

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