In-Text Citations -> used when referring to an idea stated by another author/authors. Citations are included within your sentence. The year, author’s name, and page number is included, but varies depending on the citation style you are using.
Footnotes and Endnotes -> used when referring to an idea stated by another author/authors, and also used for adding additional information at the bottom of the page. It is a small number beside the sentence you are wishing to refer to.
Reference List -> your list of references (also called a works cited or bibliography) is to be included at the end of your assignment, and is formatted in alphabetical order.
Purdue Owl -> an excellent reference guide to citing in MLA, APA, and Chicago Style. This is also a great research and writing resource!
APA and MLA Citation Format Charts
APA, MLA, and Chicago style editing checklists (with special thanks to Ms. Schumann Johns and the English Department):