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Citing Sources

A citation identifies the source and makes it possible for another researcher (or instructor) to locate that exact source that you used.

The Tutoring Center has some very up-to-date handouts for APA and MLA


  1. MLA Style:

    • Print resources available in the Bucks library: Please refer them for details.
      MLA handbook for writers of research papers. Gibaldi, Joseph. (REF 808.02 G437)
      MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing. Gibaldi, Joseph (808.027 G437)
    • From the Bucks Tutoring Center
      MLA Style Handout  (PDF)
      MLA Style Handout  (MS Word)
    • From other Internet resources:
      Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format produced by the Purdue University Online Writing
  2. APA Style:

    • Print resources available in the Bucks library: This will provide you with details.
      Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (REF 808.02 A512 2001)
    • From Bucks Tutoring Center:
      APA Style Handout  (PDF)
    • From other Internet resources:
      Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association