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Citation is an important part of research. Correctly citing your sources helps you avoid plagiarism, gives credit to the authors whose works you have used, and allows the reader to find your sources.
There are several different citation styles. Use the one that is most appropriate to your field of study or the one selected by your instructor.
APA (American Psychological Association) - used by Education, Psychology, Sciences
MLA (Modern Language Association) - used by the Humanities (Writing, Literature, etc.)
Chicago - used by Business and the Fine Arts
APA In-text and bibliographic citation examples
Compiled by the Leeward CC Library, this guide includes examples of the most commonly cited sources.