This guide provides a general overview of the various citation styles that you may use in your academic courses.
There are several styles, so you will always need to ensure that you are using the correct one required by your instructor. The two most common styles used at Tusculum University are the "Modern Language Association" (MLA) and the "American Psychological Association" (APA ). This guide is designed to provide information that can help you understand these citations and how to write them.
But most importantly, citations help you avoid plagiarism and academic misconduct.
It is extremely important to cite your sources whenever: