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FYS Toolkit: Citations

A collection of tools to use for FYS instruction.

Where to find Citation Manuals

Parts of a citation

A citation should contain all of the necessary information others will need to find your source. The following examples all use APA format, but you should consult your syllabus and/or instructor to find out which format to use.

Journal or Magazine

Parts of a journal citation (APA format)


Parts of a book citation (APA format)

Citation examples - MLA format

Examples of in-text and Works Cited MLA formats, particularly for non-traditional sources like YouTube clips, TV and movies, interviews, etc.