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nickgonzo88

if I am writing a paper and all my information comes from one source then how do II intext cite.

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  1. nickgonzo88
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    ??

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  2. HelenMcA
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    You could always make a citation using numerical superscript, where the reference is then in a footer of that page. Also, as it is only one source, you may wish to add detail such as the page number(s) to which that quote is pertaining to.

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    First of all, that should NEVER happen! ;) (good writing practices always = several sources) But since it did, lookie here: Your citations (all) depend on what Style or format you are using. These are the two most common: MLA Format: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/02/ APA Format: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/

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  4. BlackholeMind
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    With one main source, you would probably leave off the author name - to save space/reading aesthetic - and just cite the page and/or paragraph.

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  5. kaycee
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    You could always put it ", says so and so from so and so in so and so,"

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    the first time you mention your source include the title and author in the sentence, then a page number in parenthesis. from there you can just use (xxx) where the x = page number

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    Blackhole the best :) u should b a fan of me if u can :)

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    As a rule in APA you should fully cite the first time you refrance your sources. (So & So, Year, p. page number if direct quote only). From then on you can just slap a (So et al., year) at the end of each paragraph, or include one with a page number at the end of a sentance with a quote. One refrance per paragraph is all that is needed.

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    u should avoid the one source thing and try to find many/several sources

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