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Communication Research Guide

Citation Help

MLA Resources

This tab is dedicated to resources from both the library and the official Modern Language Association (MLA) of America's website to aid students in citing in-text sources, creating a bibliography/works cited page, and answer various citation questions. 

Print books - Official MLA Handbooks

Official MLA Style Guides

MLA Style Center - Get tips and tricks right from the source.
Works Cited: A Quick Guide - From the MLA Style Guide. A practice template is also provided.
Citations by Format If you are confident citing a book source but aren't sure how to cite a movie, website, etc, check out this page on the MLA Style Guide. 

APA style manual

How to format in APA style

Use the links below to find info on how to format references, in-text citations, or other parts of a paper in APA style.

Official APA style guidelines - Online

Use the links below for info on how to format in APA style. All of the links below take you to webpages on the APA Style website, a guide to APA formatting produced by the American Psychological Association.

Official APA style guides - Print books

These are the official APA style manuals produced by the American Psychological Association (APA). They are comprehensive. They are only available in print, and you can find copies for use in WMU Libraries.