In a previous post, we described notes and bibliography citations. Today, we’ll describe a different citation system called “author-date” style. In author-date style, note citations appear in the text of your paper like
In previous posts, we’ve described why and how to cite the sources you quote in your paper. Today, we’ll show how to write the quotations themselves. There are two main ways to present quotations: (1) you can set off a long quotation as a block, or (2) you can
To cite a website or blog, list the author, title of the page or post, title or owner of the site, and the date it was posted, in that order. (If you can’t find one of those,
If you were an expert on your paper topic, you could be your own source of information. But assuming you’re not an expert, you will have to do some reading, write what you learned, and keep track of the books or articles or websites where you got your facts or quotes . . .