In-text citations. In-text citations – used to put important ________ information in _______________________ after a paraphrase or quote NOTE: Should NOT have more than 1/3 of your paper cited . Why Use In-Text Citations? .
important ________ information in
_______________________ after a
paraphrase or quote
Example, Quotation from GALE eBook: “He received honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Oxford universities” (Benson 583).
Example, Paraphrase: Benjamin Franklin was educated at Harvard, Oxford, and Yale universities (Benson 583).
___________________ ___________ to “set up” the piece
Example, direct quotation: As Sonia Benson explains, “In 1787, Franklin attended the Constitutional Convention, during which members wrote the U.S. Constitution” (583).
Example, paraphrase: Sonia Benson tells us that Benjamin Franklin played a part in creating the U.S. Constitution in 1787 (583).
numbers, such as an article, then only
include the ____________________ ___________
_____________ in the citation.
Example from a New Yorker article found online: “Even within Apple, Jobs was known for taking credit for others’ ideas” (Gladwell).
in parentheses should be the ______________
word in your entry for the source in your Works Cited
Example of a Paraphrase from Biography.com:
"Barack Hussein Obama, Jr.." 2014. The Biography.comwebsite. May 01 2014.
Paraphrase: Barack was primarily raised by his mother because his father was studying in Massachusetts before his parents split apart (“Barack”).
**Purdue Owl: MLA Formatting and Style Guide (edited 2014) (https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/02/
hackerandbooks.comResearch and Documentation Online:5th edition
Bedford Writing Center: http://www.sinclair.edu/centers/wc/pub/documents/mlaintxt.pdf
Portland State University Writing Center