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This guide will provide you with basic citation information for MLA & APA
Last Updated: Oct 15, 2014 URL: http://libguides.atc.edu/citations Print Guide RSS Updates

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Suggested Reading

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MLA handbook for writers of research papers
Call Number: LB2369 .G53 2009
ISBN: 9781603290241
Seventh edition of the MLA handbook for writers.
We have copies available on reserve, and to check out.

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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2010
ISBN: 9781433805615
We have copies available on reserve, and to check out.


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Simon and Schuster handbook for writers - Lynn Quitman Troyka
Call Number: PE1408 .T696 2007
ISBN: 0131993844

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The St. Martin's guide to writing - Rise Axelrod
Call Number: PE1408 .A94 2004
ISBN: 0312400527


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Writing, a college handbook - James Heffernan
Call Number: PE1408 .H438 2001
ISBN: 039397426X

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The Prentice Hall guide for college writers - Stephen Reid
Call Number: PE1408 .R424 2003
ISBN: 0130447315

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Writing research papers : a complete guide - James Lester
Call Number: LB2369 .L4 2005
ISBN: 0321236467

 

Citation Information

There are two primary formatting styles that you will use while at Aiken Technical College:

1. APA-used in business-related courses and most sciences, including behavioral sciences such as psychology.

2. MLA-used primarily in English and other humanities courses. You may be familiar with this from high school.

Don't be intimidated by the rules.  This guide will help you navigate and find answers to questions you may have about citing sources.

Helpful Links

  • Purdue Online Writing Lab
    This is a website with comprehensive, helpful information for citing and formatting, using either APA or MLA.
  • Citation Builder
    This website from the North Carolina State University Library will help you build a citation for any source you are using.
 

The Library Can Help!

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Research assistance

is available at the Library!

Contact us for help with:

·    Choosing and refining your topic

·    Finding appropriate sources

·    Evaluating websites

·    Accessing our online resources from home, including subject-specific guides

·    APA and MLA citation formatting

·    Other research-related questions

 

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Beyond Books

How the ATC Librarians Can Help You with Your Research

We can show you how to:

·        Narrow down your research topic

·        Decide which keywords to use when researching an issue

·        Find a book in our online catalog

·        Request books from other libraries

·        Find newspaper, magazine and scholarly journal articles in our online databases

·        Evaluate websites

·        Find literary criticism materials

·        Access our online resources from off campus

·        Cite your sources in APA or MLA format (in the text of your paper and at the end)

·        Create an annotated bibliography of your sources

·        Find statistics and government publications

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