Modern Language Association (MLA) style is often used by students in the humanities -- English, history, writing, speech, etc.
American Psychological Association (APA) style is often used by students in the social sciences -- psychology, sociology, business, nursing, etc.
Guides below are based on the APA Publication Manual, 6th edition.
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