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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. 

Styles

  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 Quick Guide (PDF)
      MLA Full Guide(PDF)
    • From other Internet resources:
      Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format produced by the Purdue University Online Writing
      http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

  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 Quick Guide (PDF)
      APA Full Guide(PDF)
    • From other Internet resources:
      Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association 
      http://www.apastyle.org/apa-style-help.aspx

  3. SUBJECT SPECIFIC CITATION STYLES: