What is an APA Reference Page

In scholarly writing and publishing, certain academic conventions and copyright laws require students, professors, and writers to acknowledge all of the citation sources of ideas and information that they use in preparing their written work. The American Psychological Association (APA), an organization of psychologists, medical researchers and practitioners, established and developed the APA format for structuring essays and research papers, and the APA citation style for documenting citation sources into formatted APA references. Continue reading

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Creating a Bibliography

In the APA style and the MLA style, a bibliography pertains to the organized list of all the sources and references that you have used in writing your essay or research paper, including in-text citations and other materials relevant to work that may interest your readers. Because it leads readers to other works for further reading, the bibliography appears at the end of your document. Continue reading

MLA Interview Citation

In MLA citations, interviews commonly fall into two categories: published and unpublished interviews that may appear in print or broadcast over electronic media. Other interviews may also appear in similar formats, such as in emails or as web documents. MLA interview citations are specific formats established by the Modern Language Association, or MLA, to properly cite interviews, such as live, face-to-face, telephone and email conversations used for your research paper. Continue reading