How to Add MLA Citations to a Research Paper Pen and the Pad This article was co-authored by Michelle Golden, Ph D. When you're writing a research paper, effectively using information from other sources to prove your point can solidify your stance to an audience. Including quotes that are not yours is encouraged, but to avoid plagiarism you must acknowledge that you used another person's words and credit the person in your.
Student's Guide to Citation Styles for Research Papers Michelle Golden is an English teacher in Athens, Georgia. Cite your sources both in-text and at the end of your paper. For in-text citation, the easiest method is to parenthetically give the author's last name and the year of publication, e.g. Clarke 2001, but the exact way you cite will depend on the specific type of style guide you follow.
How to Cite a Book in Research - Reading Craze She received her MA in Language Arts Teacher Education in 2008 and received her Ph D in English from Georgia State University in 2015. Citation of books in research. The following are the main elements of a book citation in a research paper or theses Authors name. The authors name is the first element of a books citation write down full author or authors names. In different style of citation there are slight differences in the way you have to cite author’s name.