Writing Resources - Westminster College - Fulton, Missouri 


Plagiarism & "When to Cite"

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Which Style Should Your Use?

 Your professor should tell you which style they want you to use. If they have no preference, you may follow these guidelines, Citation Guides (APA, MLA, etc.)  

AP:  Newspapers, magazines, etc.
APA: Psychology, education, and other social sciences.
ASA: American Sociological Association 
MLA: Literature, arts, and humanities.
AMA: Medicine, health, and biological sciences.
Turabian: Designed to be used for college students for most any subject.
Chicago: Used in the professional publishing world for books, magazines, etc.

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