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How to Use MLA Documentation in-text. Mrs. Michael English Comp 101. USING a Quotation – For the 1 st Time. Use the author’s last name followed by the year published in parentheses. Example:

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How to use mla documentation in text

How to Use MLA Documentation in-text

Mrs. Michael

English Comp 101


Using a quotation for the 1 st time

USING a Quotation – For the 1st Time

Use the author’s last name followed by the year published in parentheses.

Example:

Gibson (2012) in the article “Why We Are What We Eat,” stated, “The brain works best with about 25 grams of glucose circulating in the blood stream, which is about the amount found in a banana” (17).

This is a good example of how to incorporate the quote seamlessly.


Using information from one author for the 2nd time

USING information from one author– For the 2nd Time

When the citation is in the same paragraph, you do not need the author’s name. Use the page number only.

Gibson (2012) in the article “Why We Are What We Eat,” stated, “The brain works best with about 25 grams of glucose circulating in the blood stream, which is about the amount found in a banana” (17). Those who eat meat lack essential vitamins as their diet is sufficient in the vegetables and fruits that contain healthy nutrients (20).


Using two authors in text

Using two authors in-text

Researcher have found that the relationship between childhood obesity and family income level differs somewhat by race (Freeman and Smith 26).


Two or more authors

Two or more authors

Researcher have found that the relationship between childhood obesity and family income level differs somewhat by race (Freeman and Smith 26).


Three or more authors

Three or more authors

Researcher have found that the relationship between childhood obesity and family income level differs somewhat by race (Freeman et al. 26).


Citing articles with no article title

Citing articles with no Article Title

The U.S. Supreme Court is fundamentally an appeals court; responsible for “cases” under the Constitution, laws or treaties in the U.S. (“Supreme Court” 8).


No author in text

No Author IN-Text

Example:

Many people in the U.S. do not live in the same state they were born in when they retire. (“The Census Bureau Report” 7)


Paraphrasing in text

Paraphrasing in-TExt

In the citation, use the last name of the author and the page number.

Example:

This is because a healthy vegetarian diet is typically low in fat and high in fiber (Brown 1).

If there is no author, use the first few words of the article in parentheses and the page number.

Example: (“Being A Vegetarian” 1)


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