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MLA Rules

MLA documentation style (in similar fashion to APA style) calls for "in-text" citations of sources of information to be listed within the text where they are referenced, rather than in footnotes and endnotes, as some systems require.

To assist those who would rather not wade through MLA's more than 350 page Handbook for Writers and Researchers, I have broken down and summarized the MLA Rules for the Preparation of Research Papers into three distinct sections as follows:

  1. Overall MLA Paper Format Rules

  2. MLA Rules For In-Text Citation of Sources

  3. Compiling and Formatting the MLA Reference List

Each of the above sections contains a link to an actual sample pages of of the formats being discussed. You can access this MLA Rules Page at:
Basic MLA Rules - Paper Format, Citations, and Samples

APA Style is currently in its 6th edition, which was released in 2009. In previous versions of APA format, researchers and scholars were required to include the date that an electronic resource was accessed. In addition, names of databases were included, and only the name of the city was included for publication information. Now, it is no longer required to include the date of access as well as the name of the database in an APA citation. The full location, including the city AND state, or the city and country if it’s an international publisher, is included in the citation.

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