Cerro Coso Community College

Library Poetry Month Display

Citing Sources

These resources are intended to help you format your APA and MLA research papers and citations using the current guidelines. However, please check with your instructor, as they may have personal guidelines they want you to follow when submitting your paper.

For more help with citing and formatting, check out our Citing Sources Guide!

APA (American Psychological Association)

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) American Psychological Association of America.
The official manual of the APA style format (Reserve collection, BF76.7.P83 2020)
Cerro Coso APA Citation Guide (7th ed.) [PDF]
Examples of in-text and Reference citations.
Cerro Coso APA Formatting Guide (7th ed.): Microsoft Word [PDF]
A guide on formatting an APA paper using Microsoft Word 2016.
Cerro Coso APA Formatting Guide (7th ed.): Google Docs [PDF]
A guide on formatting an APA paper using Google Docs.
Cerro Coso Sample Annotated Bibliography (7th ed.) [PDF]
An example of an annotated bibliography in APA format.
Cerro Coso APA Paper Template (7th ed.) [DOC]
A format template for APA papers. Replace text in [brackets] with relevant information.
Purdue Owl APA Guide
Examples of paper formats and in-text and Reference citations, by Purdue University.
CiteSource, Trinity College
A visual guide to the location and format of APA citations, by Trinity College Library.

Citing Papers in APA [8:48]

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
The official manual of the APA style format (Reserve collection, BF76.7.P83 2010)
Cerro Coso Community College APA Quick Guide (6th ed.)
Examples of in-text and Reference citations developed by staff at the Cerro Coso LRC.
APA Formatting
How to set up a paper in APA format using Microsoft Word 2013. (6th ed.)

MLA (Modern Language Association)

Citing Papers in MLA [8:24]

Modern Language Association of America. MLA Handbook. 8th ed., Modern Language Association of America, 2016. Print.
The official handbook of the MLA style format. (Reserve collection, LB2369.G53 2009)
Cerro Coso Community College MLA Quick Guide
Examples of in-text and Works Cited citations developed by staff at the Cerro Coso LRC.
MLA Formatting
How to set up a paper in MLA format using Microsoft Word 2013.
Purdue Owl MLA Guide
Examples of paper formats and in-text and Works Cited citations, by Purdue University.
CiteSource, Trinity College
A visual guide to the location and format of MLA citations, by Trinity College Library.

Annotated Bibliographies

Cerro Coso Community College Annotated Bibliographies
An introduction to annotated bibliographies developed by Cerro Coso Library staff.
Cerro Coso Community College APA Annotated Bibliography
An example of an annotated bibliography in APA style, by Cerro Coso Library staff.
Cerro Coso Community College MLA Annotated Bibliography
An example of an annotated bibliography in MLA style, by Cerro Coso Library staff.
Purdue Owl Annotated Bibliographies
Definitions and examples of annotated bibliographies, by Purdue University.
Kern Community College District