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Visiting Students Research Guide: Citing Resources

APA and MLA Citation Samples

APA article from a database: Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number), pages. DOI APA website: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of document. Retrieved date from name of Website, http://Web address


MLA article from a database: Author, First name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Name of database. Web. Date of Access. MLA Website: Editor, author or compiler name. Name of Site. Version number. Institution/organization affiliated with the site, date of resource creation. Web. Date of access.

Citation Styles

Citation Styles

This guide will provide you with the tools to properly cite your sources. The citation styles include: