APA and MLA

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APA stands for American Psychological Association. It is often used in

  • psychology
  • nursing
  • business
  • economics

 

 

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MLA is the Modern Language Association style. It is most often required in

  • English
  • humanities

 

APA and MLA use most of the same basic components in a citation; they just arrange and display them differently.

 

 

The bottom line: The two most commonly used citation styles at Valencia are MLA and APA.

 

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