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MLA and APA Citations: Home

Use this guide to build citations of resources for a MLA works cited list or an APA reference list

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Why cite?

What do I cite?

Any idea or quote that comes from resources that you come across need to be cited. 


What is a citation?
Citations are what you find in bibliographies. It will provide your reader with the information needed to identify your source.

 A citation of a book generally includes: author(s), title, publisher, date.

A citation of an article generally includes: author(s), article title, magazine title, volume, pages, and date.

Citations for web documents and articles from databases also include a URL and the date the information was accessed.

NoodleTools Guide

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