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  • APA Format - The Owl at Purdue -  Find out how to use the APA (American Psychological Association) paper-writing format. APA is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 5th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
  • MLA Format - The Owl at Purdue - MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.
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  • Writer's Workshop: Grammar - The Center for Writing Studies is an interdisciplinary academic unit at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that facilitates research and promotes graduate study in the areas of written composition, language, literacy, and rhetoric.
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