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Answered By: Iris Carroll Last Updated: Jun 29, 2016 Views: 88
The rules you'll follow depend on the citation style your teacher has asked you to use.
MLA format recommends you use the author-page method enclosed in parentheses. Of course the exact way you present your in-text citation depends on how you've introduced the source within the body of your paper. For much more information and examples, please see this wonderful guide to MLA In-Text Citations from the Online Writing Lab at Purdue University (OWL).
APA format recommends you use the author-date method for parenthetical citations. Again, the OWL has a great explanation with examples on their guide entitled, In-Text Citations: The Basics that you'll want to check out.
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