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Opposing Viewpoints in Context: How to Cite Opposing Viewpoints

Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints series addresses a controversial social or political issue from opposing viewpoints.

University Writing Center

The University Writing Center provides writing assistance to all UTEP students, from freshman to graduate. So whether it's help getting started, citing your sources or anything in between, contact UWR if you need assistance.

Some helpful online resources for citing your references include:

General APA/ MLA Guidelines

Your essay should be typed, double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11") with 1" margins on all sides. You should use 10-12 pt. Times New Roman font or a similar font. 

APA Basics (Video)

Click on the image above to view the short tutorial.

How to Cite

Remember to follow directions from your instructor and/or the course syllabus for citing your sources.  This always takes precedence.  Manuals for both citation styles are located in the library.

MLA handbook for writers of research papers

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

Citation Tools

1. Once you have selected the Opposing Viewpoints record, then use the Tool Box menu and click on Citation Tools.

2. Select either MLA or APA and Download.

Subject Guide

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