Answered By: Judi Moreno MLS, CAS Literacy Ed.
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021     Views: 16

In-text citations (or parenthetical citations) tell your instructor which source you used in a certain part of your paper.  Use in-text citations anytime you use someone else's ideas, whether you paraphrase it or quote it.

Our citation guide has many useful examples & resources

The following example is from NoodleTools. The source is at the top (how it appears on your Works Cited page) and below, an example of an in-text citation is given

 

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