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HIS 213, Sprankle, South: MLA, APA or Chicago?

Use this guide to get started on HIS 213 20th Century World History papers and projects

Which one?

citation words

Hint: check with Professor Sprankle!

MLA - 7th Edition

MLA HandbookMLA style 7th Edition, developed by the Modern Language Association, is used for English, foreign languages and general topics. MLA requires parenthetical citations within the text and a corresponding bibliography or works cited list at the end of the paper.

For MLA style 8th Edition, click tab above.

View our concise MLA Style handout (PDF) and the guide to citing in-text (PDF).

MLA Style MLA - In Text

Purdue OWL:  MLA Formatting:  List of Works Cited Video Tutorial

APA

APA Style ManualAPA style, developed by the American Psychological Association, is used for hard sciences and social sciences, including education. APA uses parenthetical citations within the text and a corresponding bibliography or works cited list at the end of the paper.

View our concise APA Style handout (PDF) and the guide to citing in-text (PDF).

APA Style 

Union University: Using APA Style for References and Citations Video Tutorial

Chicago

Chicago Style HandbookChicago style is sometimes used for history and the humanities. Chicago style uses superscript numbers within the text to refer readers to corresponding footnotes at the end of the page. A bibliography is generally required as well.

 

View our concise Chicago Style handout (PDF) and the guide to footnotes (PDF).

Chicago Style  Chicago Style - Footnotes

Western Michigan University Libraries:  Chicago Manual of Style Citations Video Tutorial

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