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(The core elements are required for each citation)
2. Title of Source.
3. Title of Container,
4. Other Contributors,
8. Publication date,
* Optional Elements
** In-Text Citations
** In-Text Citations:
In-text citations are brief references in your text that not only acknowledges a source you've consulted, but it
attributes credit to your source any ideas, paraphrasing, and direct-quotes you are using in your paper. In most
circumstances, the in-text citation consists of only the author's last name and the page number within
parentheses. If the author's last name is written in the sentence, then only the page number is required in the
(Author and Page Number):
Your in-text citation must include the author's last name and page number (in parentheses).
Your in-text citation does not require the author's last name if you mention the author's name in the sentence or if your
last in-text citation was from the same source.
The Work-Cited Entry for the Above In-Text Citations: