As a college student, you are required to cite all published quotations, ideas, arguments, research and obscure facts that you have used to write your paper. The point of citation is to give credit to the author of your sources and explain to your professor where you found the information to support the argument of your paper.
The most commonly used citation formats at Evergreen Valley College are MLA and APA. There are two main parts to MLA and APA citaiton, the in-text citation and the Works Cited/References list. When using MLA or APA, it is important to format your citations exactly as stated paying close attention to punctuation, capitalization and italics.