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Criminal Justice (Overview): APA & MLA

Why are citations important?

Video explaining why you should always cite your sources (and also wear pants).

Formatting Style Guide

Don't forget to cite your sources!

Use the following videos and links to properly cite your work and avoid plagiarism.  


1.  Use either APA (preferred) or MLA citation styles. 

2.  Your papers must have both of the following:  

      - in-text citations 

      - "References" page.  

3.  The links to the left have more detailed information on the two writing styles.


APA Citation Style & Format Model Research Paper (5th)

A quick video explaining how to create both in-text and Reference page APA citations.  

For more detailed instructions, click on the links on the upper left hand corner of the page. 

MLA Citations

Subject Guide

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