MLA & APA changes 2010

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The two main citation styles have both recently published new editions of the guides. This is a short look at a few of the main changes in each style.


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MLA 7th edition : 

MLA 7th edition Main changes from the 6th ed.

Scholarly Journals : 

Scholarly Journals Include volume and issue number for any journal. (Exclude issue # only if unavailable.) Medium of publication consulted (add to end of citation. (e.g. Print, Web.) Piper, Andrew. “Rethinking the Print Object5: Goethe and the Book of Everything.” PMLA 12.1 (2006) 124- 38, Print.

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ONLINE DATABASES (MLA 5.6.4)Scholarly Journals Include volume and issue number in the citation Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Article.” Name of Journal. X.Y (year): page number-page number. Name of Database. Web. Date of Access. X= volume # Y= issue #

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Keys, Eric. “Exploring Market-Based Development: Market Intermediaries and Famers in Calakmul, Mexico.” The Geographical Review 95.1 (2005): 24-46. WilsonSelectPlus. Web. 8 July 2009. Medium of Publication Consulted. Title of Database Date of Access (day, month, year) MLA 5.6.4.

APA 6th edition : 

APA 6th edition Main Changes from the 5th ed.

Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) : 

Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) Unique alphanumeric string All DOI numbers being with a 10 and contain a prefix or suffix separated by a slash Good to include w/ both print and electronic resources

Scholarly Journals : 

Scholarly Journals Print Reference without a DOI: Author, A. A. (year). Title of the article. Title of Periodical, xx(x), pages. 2) Electronic Database Reference with a DOI Author, A. A. (year). Title of the article. Title of the Periodical, xx(x), pages. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx.

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3) Electronic Database Reference without a DOI (use a URL) Author, A. A. (year) Title of the article. Title of the Periodical, xx(x), pages. Retrieved from http://url for the home page of the journal The information above is from Publication manuual of the American Psychological Association (2010). 6th ed. P. 191-193; 198-199.

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