Citation Styles

Val has already created an annotated bibliography in the MLA style, but she has heard that other classes use the APA style. She wonders when she would use one instead of the other.

chicago2.jpg There are actually lots of different styles used for creating citations. These include

At Valencia the two commonly used formats for creating citations are APA and MLA, but some professors may require other styles. If you are unsure, always ask your professor which style to use.

 

The bottom line: There are many citation styles. Ask your professor which one to use.

 

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