MLA Format Guidelines:
APA Format Guidelines:
Tutorials on How To Setup Your Software:
|Why do you have to follow a specific formatting system?
|The use of a specific format is like mathematicians use symbols to transmit information. Each field i.e. English, Physics, Chemistry, etc… designed styles to meet their specific needs. When you study in a particular field, you need to follow their specific format so that your papers are easier to understand and more organized.
|MLA stands for Modern Language Association. MLA is often called name-and-work style. For high school and undergraduate students, the manual is called: MLA Handbook
|For graduate students, scholars and professional writers, the manual is called: MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing
|APA stands for American Psychological Association. APA is often called name-and-date style. APA Format is widely used in psychology, business, education, engineering and the social sciences.The latest APA manual is called: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association