MLA & APA for Beginners

In-text citation

1. MLA – MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION

Example 1 — (Marcuse 197)

Example 2 with direct quote  — “Margaret had never spoken of Helstone since she left it” (Gaskell 100).

*Take note that the period (.) is after the parentheses.

2.  APA – AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Example 1 — (Marcuse, 1975, p. 197)

Example 2 with direct quote — One study found that “the listener’s familiarity with the topic of discourse greatly facilitates the interpretation of the entire message” (Gass & Varonis, 1984, p. 85).

*Take note that the period (.) is after the parentheses.

WORKS CITED

For Books:

  • MLA – Marcuse, Sibyl.  A Survey of Musical Instruments.  New York:  Harper, 1975.
  •  APA – Marcuse, S.  (1975).  A survey of musical instruments.  New York:  Harper and Row.

 For Internet:

  • Author. “Internet article title”.  Publisher.  Date of Article.  Date Accessed.  <address of article>

Chan, Amanda.  “Exercise Makes You Happy – It’s Science”.  The Huffington Post  09 February 2012. 11 December 2014.  <web address>

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2 thoughts on “MLA & APA for Beginners

    • I’ll give you the book’s information then you arrange it.

      As for the online articles, the info will also be given then you arrange it as well. You don’t have to put the web address ‘coz I already wrote it. Just arrange the info. 🙂

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