Citations are essential to writing good papers. They are important for a number of reasons:
It allows YOUR ideas to stand out clearly in the text.
Citation happens at two points in your paper:
Research assignments can be difficult to begin, especially if you are not sure how to get started. This guide is intended to help you cite sources in MLA and APA format.
For more research and writing help, check out the guides below.
Citation styles are rules set for writing and formatting research papers. These rules cover the mechanics of writing, format, and correct form of documentation.
MLA and APA are just two of the most popular citation styles. Be sure to check with your instructor on which style they prefer.
These links can be useful in automatically creating citations.