Explanation of APA & MLA

Citing Sources Home

APA: American Psychological Associationb bPapers written for courses in the social sciences (Education, Psychology, Sociology) are usually documented in the style recommended by the American Psychological Association.


MLA: Modern Language Associationb

bPapers written for courses in the humanities (English, History, Philosophy, Religion, Art, Music, Theater) are usually documented in the style recommended by the Modern Language Association.b