Conclusion

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This chapter covered how to cite information sources in both MLA and APA style format in order to avoid plagiarism. Fortunately, there are many free, online tools, in addition to the style manuals for MLA and APA (and any other citation style) to help you create accurate citations from a variety of different types of information sources.


Sources

Image: “Rainbow Frequency” by Ricardo Gomez Angel is in the Public Domain, CC0

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Introduction to College Research by Walter D. Butler; Aloha Sargent; and Kelsey Smith is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.