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Father Michael Goetz Secondary School
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  • Father Michael Goetz Secondary School
  • 330 Central Parkway West
  • Mississauga ON , L5B 3K6
  • Principal: Antonio Coccimiglio
  • Vice Principal(s): Kristen Priestner
    Ekwutosi Odozor


  • Superintendents: Cairine MacDonald
  • Trustee: Bruno Iannicca (Mississauga Ward 7)
    Stefano Pascucci (Mississauga Ward 4)
    Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 6)
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MLA and APA Style Guide

Foreword

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​MLA Style (Modern Language Association) and APA Style (American Psychological Association) are used to format scholarly works and to document sources used to write research papers and essays.  These formats are used internationally by high school, college, and university students as well as by journal publishers and commercial writers.

Use MLA Style for papers and essays written in the areas of literature and the humanities (anthropology, psychology, history, sociology).  See the MLA official website for more information: www.mla.org/MLA-Style

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​Use APA Style for papers and essays written in the sciences (biology, chemistry, kinesiology).  See the APA official website for more information:  www.apastyle.org

The following links are condensed versions of each of the two manuals created by Ms. Cosgrove (former teacher-librarian), edited by Ms. Mouchbahani, teacher-librarian, and managed online by Ms. Wong, library technician.

 

MLA Style Guide 

Works Cited Entries 
In-Text Citations 
Samples of Text Formatting  
Abbreviations and Additional Reading

APA Style Guide 

References 
In-Text Citations 
Samples of Text Formatting 
Abbreviations and Additional Reading 

Useful Websites:

Seneca College Library - Guide to Citing Sources
Purdue University Online Writing Lab - Research and Citation Resources
Concordia University Libraries - Citation and Sytle Guides

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