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Places to Get Help
In addition to Bailey Library, the WCC Writing Center located in LA 355 can help you with citations. The phone number is (734) 973-3647, and its hours are on its website.
Check out the Writing Center's helpful online handouts on MLA and APA styles. The writing center also offers a handout about avoiding plagiarism.
MLA Style Citations
Subjects in the humanities, like English and art, use MLA style for citations. Your instructor will tell you which citation style to use. If you are unsure, ask your instructor what the requirement is.
Purdue OWL - MLA
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers a MLA Formatting and Style Guide and shoes you how to cite sources in-text and in your Works Cited.
LibGuides - MLA Basics
Quick tips on formatting papers in MLA style.
APA Style Citations
Subjects in the social sciences use APA style for citations. Your instructor will tell you which citation style to use. If you are unsure, ask your instructor what the requirement is.
OWL from Purdue -- APA
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers a APA Formatting and Style Guide and shoes you how to cite sources in-text and in your Reference list.
LibGuide- APA Basics
Quick tips on formatting papers in APA style.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process--from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make an impact with their work. The seventh edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect best practices in scholarly writing and publishing. All formats are in full color, with a new tabbed spiral version Improved ease of navigation, with many additional numbered sections to help users quickly locate answers to their questions Resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other paper types as well as guidelines on citing course materials Dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covering paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers New chapter on journal article reporting standards that includes updates to reporting standards for quantitative research and the first-ever qualitative and mixed methods reporting standards in APA Style New chapter on bias-free language guidelines for writing about people with respect and inclusivity in areas including age, disability, gender, participation in research, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and intersectionality More than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources More than 40 new sample tables and figures Expanded guidance on ethical writing and publishing practices, including how to ensure the appropriate level of citation, avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism, and navigate the publication process Guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2020
Publication Date: 2019-10-01