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MLA Style

Modern Language Association (MLA) style is often used by students in the humanities -- English, history, writing, speech, etc. Guides below are based on the 7th edition.

MLA Online Guides

MLA Handouts - LCC Library

APA Style

American Psychological Assocation (APA) style is often used by students in the social sciences -- psychology, sociology, business, nursing, etc. Guides below are based on the 6th edition.

APA Online Guides

APA Handouts - LCC Library


Official Citation Guides

Click on a book cover to see books you can check out about each citation style.

Click here to see a list of books about MLA style at LCC LibraryClick here to see a list of books about APA style at LCC Library.

Citation Resources

  • KnightCite Citation Maker

    Use this tool to generate citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago Style.

  • Sample Papers

    View sample research papers on Diana Hacker's A Writer's Reference website.

  • MLA.org& APAstyle.org

    Read frequently asked questions about citation styles from the official MLA and APA Web sites.

Other Citation Styles

  • AMA Style

    Guide to American Medical Association (AMA) style from College of St. Scholastica.

  • ASA Style

    American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide by the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

  • Chicago Style

    Quick guide from Chicago Manual of Style website.


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