Works d mla v apa

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This tutorial will teach students key differences between MLA and APA styles.

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Works d mla v apa

  1. 1. FORMATTING UNDERGRADUATE MLA v. APARESEARCH PAPERS
  2. 2. OBJECTIVESDetermine which editorial style guide is appropriateFormat of paperIn text citationsConstruction of reference list
  3. 3. WHICH EDITORIAL ST YLE SHOULD I USE? OR
  4. 4. FORMAT OF PAPER MLA V. APA MLA APA 1” margins  1” margins Double-spaced  Double-spaced No title page, uses four  Title page with author line header with title note plus abstract on below second page Top right, last name  Running header top left and page #  Top right, page #
  5. 5. MLASample from:http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
  6. 6. APASample from:http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
  7. 7. IN TEXT CITATIONS MLA APAParaphrased text Paraphrased text goes here(Name goes here page#). (Name, year, p.#).If A, then B If A, then B (Smith, 34). (Smith, 2007, p. 34).
  8. 8. WORKS CITED/REFERENCES In MLA , a paper has a Works Cited where citations are given of references used in the paper.  Last name, First name. Title. Place of publication: Publisher, year of publication.  Spell out author’s whole name  Capitalize all major words in title  Date at end  Use hanging indent In APA, this is titled References.  Last name, First initial. (year). Title goes here. Place of publication: Publisher.  Author’s last name and first initial only  Capitalize only first letter of first word of title  Date at beginning  Use hanging indent
  9. 9. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  10. 10. THE PURDUE OWL

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