Talk to your professor. Both APA and MLA are used at Cal Maritime.
APA: American Psychological Association
MLA: Modern Languages Association
APA citation places greater emphasis on publication date, while MLA requires more author detail.
Citation helps us all share knowledge.
Citations are a form of shorthand from pre-hyperlink days. Getting the format right can be a pain, but it accomplishes two purposes:
This citation gives extra information via the order and italics required by APA style for magazine articles.
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