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MLA vs APA

  1. 1. RESEARCH FORMATS<br />
  2. 2. CITATION<br />quoting or paraphrasing of the ideas coming from someone else<br />also known as parenthetical citation<br />
  3. 3. MLAvsAPA<br />
  4. 4. MLA<br />stands for Modern Language Association<br />a style to aid in the formation of papers<br />provide guidelines for the mechanics of writing, including aspects of punctuation, quotation, and the documentation of sources<br />
  5. 5. APA<br />stands for American Psychological Association<br />a style to aid in the formation of papers<br />provide guidelines for the mechanics of writing, including aspects of punctuation, quotation, and the documentation of sources<br />
  6. 6. SIMILARITIES:<br />All of the margins with both styles are 1".<br />Both have their own unique features.<br />
  7. 7. DIFFERENCES<br />
  8. 8. CITING REFERENCES (TEXT)<br />MLA<br />Includes the author's last name and page number of the reference<br />APA<br />Includes the author's last name, the date of publication, and the page number of the reference<br />
  9. 9. CITING REFERENCES(www)<br />MLA<br />Author's Last Name Author's First Name Title of Document Title of Complete Work Version or File Number Document date or date of last revision Protocol and address Access path or directories <br />APA<br />Author's Last Name Author's Initial(s) Date of Document Title of Document Title of Complete Work Version or File Number Edition or Revision Number Protocol and address Access path or directories <br />
  10. 10. CITING REFERENCES (QUOTATION)<br />MLA<br />Short quotations, fewer than 4 complete lines, are in the text enclosed by quotation marks.<br />Longer quotes are double indented, single spaced, and only use quotation marks used by the author<br />APA<br />Short quotations, fewer than 40 words, are in the text enclosed by quotation marks. <br />Long quotations of 40 or more words are displayed in a double-spaced block of typewritten lines with no quotation marks. <br />It is indented five spaces from the left margin. <br />
  11. 11. FIRST PAGE FORMAT<br />MLA<br />Last Name and Page Number Student's Full Name Professor's Name Department and Course Number The date that the paper is given to the professor <br />APA<br />Title Student's Full Name Institutional Affiliation (If there is no institution, the city and state or the city and country of the author should be used.) <br />
  12. 12. MLA FIRST PAGE<br />Cruz,1<br />Kristina Marie R. Cruz<br />Prof. Draizelle C. Sexon<br />BSBA 2nd year – 11-0012<br />September 29, 2011<br />(title)<br />
  13. 13. APA FIRST PAGE<br />(TITLE)<br />Kristina Marie R. Cruz<br />BSBA 2nd year<br />Pasig Catholic College<br />
  14. 14. WITH TITLE PAGE?<br />MLA<br />NO<br />APA<br />YES <br />
  15. 15. QUOTATION MARKS<br />MLA<br />  prefers the writer, with longer quotes, longer than 4 lines, to have lines that are double indented, single spaces, and only use quotation marks used by the author <br />APA<br />in long quotations of 40 or more words, is to be displayed in a double-spaced block of typewritten lines with no quotation marks<br />It is indented five spaces from the left margin.<br />
  16. 16. MLA STYLE<br />
  17. 17. MAIN PARTS FOR CITATION OF BOOKS:<br />Author<br />Title<br />Facts of publication<br />
  18. 18. A book By a Single Author or Agency<br />Author’s last name comes before the given name or initial to facilitate alphabetizing<br />Use the name exactly as it appears on the title page of the source’s name.<br />If the book is the work of an agency instead of an individual, the name of the agency takes the place of the author’s name.<br />The title and the subtitle of the book are underlined.<br />
  19. 19. A book By a Single Author or Agency<br />The place of publication, the publisher, and the date of publication are in that order.<br />A colon separates the place of publication from the name of the publishing company and a comma separates the publisher’s name from the date.<br />If the place of publication might be unfamiliar or unclear to your readers, add an abbreviation identifying the appropriate state or country.<br />
  20. 20. A book By a Single Author or Agency<br />Shorten the publisher’s name as long as the shortened form is easily identifiable.<br />When you cannot locate one or more pieces of information concerning the facts of publication, use these abbreviations in the appropriate positions:<br />No place: n.p.<br />No publisher: n.p.<br />No date: n.d.<br />
  21. 21. Tuchman, Barbara W. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc. 1980.<br />
  22. 22. REFERENCES:<br />Dewey, Russ. A Publication Manual Crib Sheet." 1996. <br />http://www.wooster.edu/psychology/ap'a-crib.html (10 Oct, 2000). <br />Jones, Tod E. "MLA Style and Documentation. 2000. <br />Ornos, Petra S. et al. “Communication Skills in the Discipline.”2004.<br />

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