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Using & Crediting Sources: Citing Paraphrases

Last updated 4/27/2016

 

Visual: Walden logo at bottom of screen along with notepad and pencil background.

Audio: Guitar music.

 

Visual: “Walden University Writing Center. Your writing, grammar, and APA experts,” appears in the center of the screen. Background changes to notebook open on wooden table. “Using & Crediting Sources. Citing Paraphrases,” text appears in center of screen.

Slide changes to one titled “How do we cite?”

Body of slide reads: Paraphrases: Include the author(s) and the year of publication of source paraphrased.

Below this text is a text box that reads: Examples.

In-text citations: According to Jones (2012), regular consumption of carrots reduces the need for cataract surgery in adults who are 65 and older.

Parenthetical citations: Regular consumption of carrots reduces the need for cataract surgery in adults who are older (Jones, 2012).

Audio: Here we have a paraphrased idea with an in-text citation and a parenthetical citation. Notice how the example with the in-text citation uses the name of the author as part of the sentence. It says “according to Jones”, gives the year, 2012, and then carries on,” regular consumption of carrots reduces the need for cataract surgery in adults who are 65 and older”. However, in the next example Jones is not referred to in this sentence. The example with the parenthetical citation focuses more on the content of what jones said rather than the fact that Jones stated the idea. Just to kind of point that out. And also when including citations, in case you haven't noticed, the punctuation and in this case the period and in most cases the period, the period comes after the parentheses, after the citation,not before.

 

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