MLA Format (NCC Library Handout) (PDF)
APA Format (NCC Library Handout)  (PDF)

MLA (Modern Language Association)

MLA Basics (11 slides)
This slide show will give you a basic understanding about formatting, writing, and citing sources in a paper written in MLA style.

MLA In-Text Citation (14 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for how to cite sources within the body of your MLA-style paper. You will learn about introducing and formatting quotations and will see various examples of how to cite sources that you used in writing your research paper.

MLA Works Cited Page (31 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for creating source citations for an MLA-style reference page. Examples from books, journals, magazines, newspapers, web sites, and databases are included.

A Guide for Writing Research Papers

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Using MLA Format

APA (American Psychological Association)

APA Basics (12 slides)
This slide show will give you a basic understanding about formatting, writing, and citing sources in a paper written in APA style.

APA In-Text Citation (19 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for how to cite sources within the body of your APA-style paper. You will learn about introducing and formatting quotations and will see various examples of how to cite sources that you used in writing your research paper.

APA Reference Page (27 slides)
This slide show will give you a foundation for creating source citations for an APA-style reference page. Examples from books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and databases are included.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Using APA Format

Chicago Manual of Style

Chicago-Style Quick Citation Guide (from The Chicago Manual of Style Online)

Purdue OWL

Long Island University 

The Writer's Handbook (from the University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Citing Sources: Additional Information

"Citing Sources Within Your Paper"
Examples of quoting and citing in different styles (MLA, APA, etc.).

"A List of Works Cited in Your Paper"
Examples of many types of sources, for different styles (MLA, APA, etc.).

"Research and Documentation Online"

Other Styles

American Anthropological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

National Library of Medicine Style Guide

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