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How do you cite one source in a paper?

By listing the author’s last name and date of publication next to–or close to–the information you have borrowed from someone else, you not only credit that source, but you direct your reader to the corresponding full-length citation in your reference list.

How do you give credit to a source in an essay?

MLA style uses the author and page number when citing sources within the text/narrative, whether you’re paraphrasing or making a direct quotation. If you include the author’s name in the narrative you only need to include the page number in parentheses. Ex. Walker compared reaction times in 2001 tests (379).

How do you find the reference of a website?

Include information in the following order:author (the person or organisation responsible for the site)year (date created or last updated)page title (in italics)name of sponsor of site (if available)accessed day month year (the day you viewed the site)URL or Internet address (pointed brackets).

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