In-text citations give brief details of the source of an idea or piece of information within the text of a document.
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Use the author-date method of citation by inserting the surname of the author and the year of publication at the appropriate point in the text. For example: (Small, 2009). If there is a direct quote or a specific part of the work is being referred to, the page numbers are also included. For example, (Small, 2009, p. 23).
Citations for Paraphrased Information
Beginning of sentence:
Krankenstein (2006) reported that empirical research was identified.
Middle of sentence
After looking into the issue, Lynch (2007) quit. ·
End of sentence
The report concluded were victims of cyberterrorism (Windhorst, 2004).