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10 - Citation Styles

My Professor Says I Have To Use MLA Format For My Works Cited List. What Does That Mean?

There are many different formats for citing the sources you use in your research. Here are a few.

Format Discipline
Modern Language Association
(MLA)
Humanities
American Psychological Association
(APA)
Social Science
Education
Business
Nursing
Council of Science Editors
(CSE)
Life Sciences
Physical Sciences
Mathematics
Chicago Manual of Style
(Chicago)
Humanities
Social Sciences

 

**Regardless of format, you must include the same basic bibliographic information for a citation.**