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MLA Style Center
The MLA Style Center is the only authorized Web site on MLA style. . . The site provides students and educators with a host of free resources for teaching and learning the MLA’s approach to research, writing, and documentation. It offers a quick guide to citing any source according to the MLA format template, a practice template, a Q&A feature with hundreds of citation examples, a blog of writing tips, guidelines for formatting a paper and avoiding plagiarism, sample papers, lesson plans, worksheets, and other classroom resources submitted by users.
APA Style provides a foundation for effective scholarly communication because it helps writers present their ideas in a clear, concise, and inclusive manner. When style works best, ideas flow logically, sources are credited appropriately, and papers are organized predictably. People are described using language that affirms their worth and dignity. Authors plan for ethical compliance and report critical details of their research protocol to allow readers to evaluate findings and other researchers to potentially replicate the studies. Tables and figures present information in an engaging, readable manner.
MLA Style Citation Guide
Find examples for citing your resources using MLA style. The examples below represent the most common types of citations. Many more examples are available using the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed.
APA Style Citation Guide
Find examples for citing your resources using APA style. These examples represent the most common types of references. Many more examples are available using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.
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MCC Writing Center
Mott Community College Students,
Are you having trouble understanding your assignment? Do you need assistance with your writing project or paper?
Consider Visiting the Writing Center!
The Writing Center is located in the Curtis-Mott campus building in room 2031. The phone # is (810) 762-0229.
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