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Research Guide

How to do research for an academic paper

MLA Citation

MLA Citation Style
Click on the following links to access MLA citation guides:

MLA 8th edition Formatting Guide (Purdue OWL)

MLA 8th edition Sample Paper (Purdue OWL)

MLA 8th edition Citation Style for Print Sources (Valencia)

MLA 8th edition Citation Style for Electronic Sources (Valencia)

Database articles, eBooks, websites, etc.  Select name of database for citation guide or scroll to bottom for citation guides for websites and other electronic sources. 

MLA 8th edition In-Text Citations Guide (Purdue OWL)

 

The MLA Style Center website, for additional information and help

 

The links provided on this page are from Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) and Valencia College.

APA Citation

APA Citation Style
Information available for latest version of the APA Publication Manual (APA 7), which released in October 2019. During the transition, both formats may be acceptable. Verify with each instructor which edition to use.

Click on the following links to access APA citation guides:
APA Formatting Guide NEW 7th Edition (Purdue OWL)
APA Formatting Guide 6th Edition (Purdue OWL)

APA Sample Paper NEW 7th Edition (Purdue OWL)
APA Sample Paper 6th Edition  (Purdue OWL)

APA Citation Guides NEW 7th Edition (Valencia)  - Electronic and Print Citations in one NEW location
APA Citation Style for Print Sources 6th Edition (Valencia)
APA Citation Style for Electronic Sources 6th Edition (Valencia)

Database articles, eBooks, websites, etc.  Select name of database for citation guide or scroll to bottom for citation guides for websites and other electronic sources. 

APA In-Text Citations Guide New 7th Edition - BASICS (Purdue OWL)
APA In-Text Citations Guide 6th Edition - BASICS
(Purdue OWL)
APA In-Text Citations Guide NEW 7th Edition - AUTHORS (Purdue OWL)
APA In-Text Citations Guide - AUTHORS
 (Purdue OWL)

 

The links provided on this page are from Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) and Valencia College.

Format Changes: APA 6 to APA 7

Format Changes from APA 6 to APA 7. This video outlines some of the most significant formatting changes between the previous and current versions of APA.

APA Purdue Owl PowerPoint