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ENC 1101 (Rudden) - Career/Company Research: In-Text Citations

This guide is created for West Campus Professor Rudden

In-Text Citation

In-text citations are short citations that go in the body of your paper. They refer your reader to your Works Cited page at the end of your paper.

  • For electronic sources that DO have page numbers use the author's name and page number in parenthesis.
  • For electronic sources that DO NOT have page numbers the author's name is enough.
  • For more examples of in-text citations, see the library's examples online.

Using an in-text citation when quoting

"RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation" (United States. Dept. of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics 392)

Use an in-text citation when paraphrasing

The estimated average salary for a nurse in Orange County is $63,902 (Employ Florida).

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