When quoting or paraphrasing another person's words or ideas, you must give credit to that person. You do this with an in-text citation.
An in-text citation is placed at the end of the phrase or sentence(s) you are quoting or paraphrasing.
It includes the person's name followed by the page number:
(author's last name page number)
With a web site, where there is usually no page numbers, just list the author's last name.
Wordsworth extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process (263).
Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth 263).
Wordsworth, William. The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. Houghton Mifflin, 1932.
The incident at Virginia Tech involved a greater number of deaths than any campus shooting in U.S. history (Johnson).
Johnson, Alex. "Worst U.S. Shooting Ever Kills 33 on Va. Campus." MSNBC, 16 April 2007, www.nbcnews.com/id/18143829/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/worst-us-shooting-ever-kills-va-campus.
As of 2001, at least three hundred towns and municipalities had considered legislation regulating use of cell phones while driving ("Lawmakers" 2).
"Lawmakers Drive Message Home. " Telegraph-Herald, 22 Nov. 2007, p. A8. ProQuest, edmonds.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/368819856?accountid=1626.
Experts in the affect of trauma should be more extensively involved in the formulation of disaster response policy (Fairbank and Gerrity 317).
Fairbank, John A., and Ellen T. Gerrity. "Making Trauma Intervention Principles Public Policy." Psychiatry, vol. 70, no. 4 2007, pp. 316-319. ProQuest, edmonds.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/220675433?accountid=1626.
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