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Difference Between MLA and APA | Essay Citation Guide

Written by Alexander College in Student Services, WLC on February 26, 2020

You’re a student working on an essay and you’ve spent hours crafting your thesis and trying to hit your word count. You’ve been diligently citing your sources only to realize that you have no idea which citation guide you should have been using – MLA or APA.

Where do you begin and how do we know which citation style we should be using?

Check out our video on the differences between the two citation styles and learn when to use appropriately!

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