Answered By: Denise Cross Last Updated: Mar 04, 2016 Views: 11
Answered By: Denise Cross
Last Updated: Mar 04, 2016 Views: 11
My favorite website for learning how to cite information is the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/.
In the lower left hand corner of the page you will see links to their MLA http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ and APA guides http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/.
I am often asked which citation format, MLA or APA, is better. They are about the same in my opinion. What is important is that you faithfully use the citation format that is asked of you. Some teachers specify that you use MLA, and others APA. Other teachers say they don't care as long as you are consistent.
Hope this helps.
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