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MLA 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.
Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting: List of Works Cited Video Tutorial
APA 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.
Union University: Using APA Style for References and Citations Video Tutorial
Chicago 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.
Western Michigan University Libraries: Chicago Manual of Style Citations Video Tutorial